Latest News Headlines
On-Air Now
Listen Live
Facebook

More to be done to stop spread of Larch disease

Wed, 29 Jan 2014


Not enough has been done to stop the spread of larch disease, which could wipe out 700 acres of the Island’s forest.

That’s the admission from the Environment, Food and Agriculture Minister Phil Gawne - who fielded questions on the subject in the House of Keys.

In a bid to stop it spreading, a UK contractor with specialist machinery has been brought in to fell diseased trees at an increased rate.

Middle MHK Howard Quayle raised the issue yesterday – he says he’s concerned:


Media

  • MHK Howard Quayle

 

Subscribe to get Energy FM News direct to your mobile device

You can get Energy FM News delivered direct to your mobile device using one of the following methods.

  • In the Apple News App on iOS search for Energy FM IOM and then just add it to your favourites
  • In the Google News & Weather App just search for Energy FM and then add us as a customised section
  • If you use an RSS Reader then just add our feed to your app, click here for our news RSS feed