Ash Dieback breakout in the Borders

A tree health officer is being employed in the Scottish Borders to record cases of Ash Dieback, a deadly disease. The Forestry Commission hope to use land surveys to shape policy on how to deal with the spread of the disease.

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Tree Health Officer tackles deadly disease

A Tree Health Officer has been employed by the Forestry Commission to tackle a deadly disease that has wiped out forests in Europe.

Steve Morgan has been recording instances of Ash Dieback in the South of Scotland. Jenny Longden went to meet him.

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