Signs of ash die-back include wilting leaves and browning of young stems. www.forestry.gov.uk/chalara gives information about what to do about diseased ash trees.
Woodfuel themed study visits will run on 15 April, 1 June and 8 June, including a unique opportunity to see a Ministry of Defence woodland and taste wild rabbit.
If you are a woodland owner who could use some free help with woodland management, or you would like to work outdoors in return for some firewood, please join ‘Logs for Labour’.
A quality standard for firewood for Oxfordshire is being developed. ‘OxLogs’ suppliers will clearly state the volume, type, length and moisture content of their wood.
For more information on any of these please see www.oxonwoodfuel.org.uk.