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Chalara fraxinea (Ash dieback) update
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Ash trees © Debbie Cotton

Date Issued: 16 November 2012


The RFS is keeping a close watch on Chalara fraxinea (Ash dieback) developments to provide information and advice for woodland owners and managers. Advisory posters (A3 sized) on ash dieback are now available from the Forestry Commission giving advice for visitors to both infected and non-infected woodlands.

Up-to-date information and advice on all aspects of Chalara fraxinea can be found at:

Suspected cases of ash dieback must be reported. or report any cases by calling:

  • England and Wales: 08459 33 55 77 (open 8am–6pm every day)
  • Scotland: 0131 314 6156 (9am–5pm weekdays + out of hours messaging system)

RFS members are being updated through our E-news, which is just one of the benefits available if you join the RFS.