I have published a Heather Beetle newsletter to draw attention to the fact the the heather beetle season is in full swing. Reports are coming in of extensive areas of damage in the Peak District and the Northern Pennines and these are balanced by reports from Scotland and Exmoor.
Heather beetle damage on heather
The Trust is continuing to run a survey of outbreaks and if you spot a heather beetle attack please send us details. There is more information, and a map showing the location of previous reports, on the Trust's website.