Have you ever thought about what the world would be like without trees?
Trees are a fundamental element of our natural environment.
They give us social and economic benefits, increasing quality of life.
Many bird species and small animals find trees a perfect habitat for shade, food and nesting.
Trees add beauty to their surroundings and contribute to the character of their environment.
Your help is crucial
We want you to help in our fight against tree disease. By working together and raising concerns sooner we have the best chances of preserving our landscapes.
Three key pests and diseases are threatening some of the UK’s most iconic tree species:
Location, location, location
Whilst you are out and about keep an eye open for tree pests and diseases in your local area. This map pinpoints what we would like you to look out for and where.
Tools for the job
To support you in looking out for and reporting any signs of tree disease we have created three specific toolkits.
Each toolkit gives you the resources to help you recognise signs and symptoms as well as document key information.
A wide range of further information exists on these tree pests and diseases. Signposts and links are provided.
To access each toolkit please click on the links below: