Trees delivered as part of Mail's campaign to boost UK's greenery will be ...

Thousands of trees delivered to a forest as part of Mail's campaign to boost UK's greenery will be a lifeline for red squirrels, experts say Red squirrels and pine martens are set to benefit from the 20,000 new trees Norway spruce seedlings to be planted where larch trees killed by fungal disease Just 13 per cent of the UK is currently covered in forest although this is set to rise

By Victoria Allen Science Correspondent For The Daily Mail

Published: 00:15 GMT, 27 January 2020 | Updated: 00:19 GMT, 27 January 2020

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Red squirrels and pine martens are set to benefit from 20,000 trees delivered to a forest by the Daily Mail's Be A Tree Angel campaign.

The Norway spruce seedlings will be added to woodland where hundreds of larch trees have been killed by a fungal disease.

They are being planted at Auchentorlie Forest in central Scotland, having been donated by the Mail's campaign, which together with The Tree Council is urging readers to plant trees, and businesses to

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