Shoots help as dieback spreads
People involved in shooting sports should be on the lookout for signs of trees infected with Chalara ash dieback disease, says BASC.
According to a DEFRA survey of more than 2,500 areas across the country, the disease has now been confirmed in 115 sites.
BASC?s director of conservation, Tim Russell, said: ?Everyone involved in shooting should look out for the signs of infected trees, such as lesions and cankers on the bark and, in the spring, dieback of foliage.
The rest of this article appears in the 14th November issue of Shooting Times.