Winter winds adding to ash tree destruction

Posted at 3:31 PM, Mar 02, 2017
and last updated 2017-03-02 18:26:53-05

Western New York's ash trees are being destroyed in huge numbers by the emerald ash borer beetle.  The trees become very brittle when they die posing a dangerous threat to people and property.  However, winter winds are making the problem even worse as the dead trees are being blown over.

7 Eyewitness News Reporter Ed Reilly talked with Greg's Tree Service from Buffalo about the problem to find out what homeowners should know.