Ash dieback is a disease affecting ash trees in our countryside including in and around West Hill. It threatens to wipe out over 90% of Britain’s native ash species and is likely to cause safety issues that need to be managed by landowners in high-risk areas.
Are there Ash Trees on your land in West Hill? Are you aware of your responsibilities?
Lots of useful information and advice is available.
- Organisations, communities and individuals across Devon are joining forces to address ash dieback. The Devon Ash Die Back Resilience Forum has a helpful website providing key information and advice relating to ash dieback in Devon. https://www.devonashdieback.org.uk/
- My Tree? My Responsibility! is a campaign, initiated by Devon County Council with the support of Devon Ash Die Back Resilience Forum. Its's aim is to ensure that safety risks associated with ash dieback are properly addressed by all relevant landowners, particularly in high risk locations https://www.devonashdieback.org.uk/identify/responsibilities/