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Appeal for public to report Dutch Elm Disease

Island's oldest elm saved after early spot

'See It, Snap It, Send It' - that's the message from the Department of Environment, Food and Agriculture in the wake of a flare up in Dutch Elm Disease in the Island.

The appeal comes after forestry workers carried out pruning to save a tree at Milntown which, at around 300 years, is thought to be the Island's oldest elm.

Dutch Elm Disease Coordinator Jimmy Lee explains what to look out for.

If you see an infected tree you're asked to send a picture of it, and details of its location, to DEFA via to dutchelmdisease.defa@gov.im, by text message or WhatsApp to 490713, or report it on the DefaHillsForestGlens Facebook page - www.facebook.com/DefaHillsForestsGlens.

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