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Fontmell Tree Expert’s New Book Tells The Story Of Ash

Fontmell photographer Edward Parker has written or co-authored over thirty books on environmental issues.

He’s an expert on trees and has spent over a quarter of a century studying and photographing species and specimens all over the world. His latest book ‘Ash’ charts the evolution of the tree.

Edward Parker

Edward tells Alfred about the ash tree’s biology and mythology and where you can find the best example near Shaftesbury. Experts expect the species to be decimated by ash dieback, a fungus, but Eddie has some heartening news.

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