Don Leopold en Local tree expert says central New York has the best fall color in the nation <p>Central New Yorkers may enjoy some of the best fall colors in the country. That&#39;s the opinion of one tree expert out of the SUNY School of Environmental Science and Forestry in Syracuse. Click &quot;listen&quot; above to hear Ellen&#39;s story.</p> Tue, 18 Oct 2011 15:12:10 +0000 Ellen Abbott 7956 at Emerald Ash Borer spotted in New York, could destroy the state's ash trees <p>A particular kind of &nbsp;Yellow leaf you see amidst the fall foliage in New York State might not be part of the fall splash of color much longer. &nbsp;Many &nbsp;of the yellow leaves are ash trees, and an invasive insect is slowly munching across New York State.&nbsp;<br /><br />It&#39;s called the Emerald Ash Borer, and it&#39;s wiping out all ashes everywhere an infestation occurs.<br /><br />Don Leopold is a tree expert at the SUNY School of Environmental Science and Forestry and says Ash trees, which are native to New York, are prized for more than there color.<br /> Thu, 13 Oct 2011 11:04:37 +0000 Ellen Abbott 7683 at