ash dieback

Devon County Council, Ash dieback, trees, Devon

Devon taking action to remove Ash dieback infected trees

Urgent action is being taken to remove almost 1,500 Ash dieback infected trees from alongside Devon's major road network this summer in order to protect public safety on the county's roads.

Devon County Council has already started an essential programme of work, with almost 150 infected trees alongside the A388 at Holsworthy currently being felled. From Monday (12 July) work will...

More than 250 Ash dieback infected trees to be removed

More than 250 Ash dieback infected trees to be removed

More than 250 Ash dieback infected trees are to be removed from alongside the A3052 near Sidmouth and along Station Road in the town.

The trees have to be removed as a precautionary measure to prevent them becoming a safety risk to the public.

From 18 March to Sunday 21 March, tree removal work will be carried out on Station Road. Access for residents at Claremont will only...

Devon, treescapes, trees

Devon County Council 05 Oct 2020 First trees planted in Saving Devon's Treescapes project

The launch of the ambitious “Saving Devon’s Treescapes” project has been marked by the planting of its first trees.

Backed by the National Lottery Heritage Fund, Devon County Council and others, the initiative forms part of Devon’s efforts to address the huge loss of trees as a result of ash dieback. More than 90% of Devon’s native ash trees are expected to be lost due to ash dieback...