Do you want to know more about the recovery from ash dieback?

Do you know how to deal with ash dieback on your land?

This free workshop will bring together managers of ash research sites, concerned land-owners and managers of woodlands experiencing or threatened by Chalara ash dieback. The aim is to share information and experience and to renew partnerships in ash genetics and tree improvement research.

Speakers at the workshop will be:-

  • Dr Jo Clark (Earth Trust) – The Future Trees Trust ash improvement programme and the Living Ash Project.
  • Ted Wilson (Royal Forestry Society) – The biology of Hymenoscyphus fraxineus.
  • Dr Gabriel Hemery (Sylva Foundation) – Getting people involved! The AshTag citizen science project
  • Ted Wilson (Royal Forestry Society) - Silviculture and management of ash – best practice advice for woodland managers.

After lunch, we will visit Grass Woods, a mature woodland owned by the Yorkshire Wildlife Trust which has been badly affected by Chalara ash dieback.

Numbers are limited, so to reserve your place at this important event, contact Tim Rowland at Future Trees Trust on 07896 834518 or e-mail him at

The Living Ash Project is a DEFRA-funded five-year project to identify resilient ash trees and to develop techniques to rapidly reproduce them. Learn more about the Living Ash Project at

This workshop is kindly supported by the Yorkshire Dales National Park. The Living Ash Project partners are

  • earthtrust
  • Future trees
  • Forest research
  • Sylva

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