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Woodlands under threat

The West Country's woodland has been under threat in recent years from bugs and diseases which have been killing our trees. And according to people at a forestry conference held in the region, there could be more bad news to come.

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Report: Woodlands under threat from disease

England may be known as a green and pleasant land - but our woodland has been under threat in recent years from bugs and diseases which have been killing our trees. And according to people at a forestry conference held in the region, there could be more bad news to come.

More than 100,000 ash trees were destroyed last year in an attempt to stop the spread of Ash dieback. But now larch, pine and even oak trees may be affected by different problems.

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