ash tree in UK

Will the Ash Tree survive in Europe?

A green beetle could spell the end of ash trees as we know them in Europe, a recent and rather depressing study reports. The research, from the Journal of Ecology, looked at a large survey of trees across the continent and found that many are being killed both by the beetles, who are boring into…


Swedish take on Ash Tree killer fungus

From the Telegraph reporter Tom Rowley. Nov 4th 2012 I am standing in the remote Swedish countryside on a freezing but cloudless day studying two trees. One is blackened, its bark clinging to it in shrivelled clumps. The other is in good health, standing 30ft tall, its sturdy bark covered with a generous layer of…

Wood Fuel Magazine 2016