British Wildlife 07.1 October 1995

Habitat management news

It is almost 30 years since the latest epidemic of Dutch Elm Disease began to affect out native elm trees, Ulmus spp. In that time a majority of mature hedgerow trees have been killed by the disease. Although losses of woodland elms have been less, so that in some areas woodland may be the only habitat in which living mature trees can be found, the effects of the disease have still been severe.

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