April 10, 2014 Flora and Fauna Camy New Shoots New shoots coming from seemingly dead wych elm at Kirkmabreck. I`ve not seen this before. It will be interesting to see if these trees survive in the longer term. Is this perhaps a sign of resistance to Dutch Elm Disease? Related Articles A Good Days Work Posted On November 6, 2014 A good day`s work at the tree nursery digging out last years Oak saplings for planting this winter, manuring the raised beds and planting the… Working at High Camer Posted On February 12, 2015 Working at High Camer yesterday with the volunteers. Conifer sapling removal and pondwork. We were dredging the side of the pond as the rushes and… The runs of beetle larvae. Posted On March 12, 2014 These can spread diseases such as Dutch Elm Disease, still prevalent in Scottish wych elms.