Zack Bolles from Hartney Greymont, a Davey company, was interviewed about beech leaf disease for this South Boston Online article.
Beech Leaf Disease (BLD) is a long-term affliction of beech trees. It curls and distorts the tree's leaves over the years, which leads to a reduced overall leaf canopy (much less shade). Eventually, after several years, so few leaves remain that the beech tree begins to die.
To read what Zack said, click here.