Before you start your outdoor spring cleaning, "look up!"

Posted at 6:48 PM, May 10, 2018
and last updated 2018-05-10 18:48:20-04

Experts say millions of trees in WNY are at risk this spring. Many of those are ash trees, which are susceptible to being eaten by Emerald Ash Borers.

There are three things experts say to look for in your trees that could point to issues. First, if the bark pulls away easily, your tree could be in jeopardy.

Second, if you see little holes under the bark, especially 'D'-shaped holes, your ash tree could be home to Emerald Ash Borers.

Lastly, if your tree has not yet blossomed like other trees, it could be sign of a sick tree that has to be taken down.

Experts say local ash trees have grown to 100 feet in height, and can weigh up to 20,000 pounds.