We have several infested and dead ash trees on a large property. Is it safe to keep them standing for an extended period of time or do they pose an immediate danger of falling? Several measure 60 inches in diameter.

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If a living tree falls, it is covered by your homeowners, if a dead trees falls it is not covered.  I would be safer to take them down.  They will rot at the bottom and can fall and other problems will rise. If you have some who makes things from wood this would be a beautiful to do in ASH, or use the wood on your property, sell it, call a lumber yard and have it made into wood boards for paneling.  short trees could be left for woodpeckers.
by Master Gardner (152k points)

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