Elm Trees

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With his many years` experience of working as an aboriculturalist for Brighton & Hove City Council, Rob Greenland talks authoritatively about the importance of safeguarding the National Elm Collection in Brighton and shares his expertise in elm tree disease management.

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dutch elm wiped out so many trees here. We are still going into the timber to harvest standing deadwood red elm for firewood. It burns like coal 🙂

Randy J

September 3, 2013

Great presentation, Rob!


September 5, 2013

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October 8, 2013

+Randy J, just debark all Elm tree wood killed by the disease to prevent breeding ground for Bark beetles which "Vector" Fungus. Or bury it for awhile like they do here in USA!


February 26, 2014

Here in West Cork,the Elms are coming back.
The suckers died back two or three times over the last 15 years or so,but are now 30 feet high.


June 2, 2014

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Sir can you please Make vedio on Himalayan elms

Ishrat Nazir

October 8, 2018

Very well explained and so accurate too.

Hampshire Oak

October 5, 2019

I tend to see a lot of hedgerow English elm trees, and I have one outside my house

Ben Garcia

October 17, 2019

Thanks for the video it was very interesting – I have been working with Natural England to protect some very old Elm woodlands in our village. It has been a hard slog trying to get the local authority to identify them and get more information about them to finally realise how special the trees are and that we should be protecting them. They have been continual woodlands and have great historical value. In addition, are immune to the Dutch Elm disease, or I should say have been isolated away from the Dutch Elm Disease. The council have informed me they will make their decisions on possible TPO's in September 2020, I find this hard to believe that it takes almost two years to do this when I put my request in September 2018 This is my opinion in not protecting historical woodlands and not enough emphasis is being placed on protecting important environmental elements in this county to enhance our biodiversity. Natural England have though put some of the woodlands on the AWI as an indication that these woodlands do need special treatment. Sometimes trying to protect the environment can take a toll, but if no one does it, what would we have left?

Maria Goldberg

November 28, 2019


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