How to enforce an easement?

Question Details: We represent an HOA. There was an easement 25' along the north end of the property when the community was built. Homeowners have been planting trees in the easement on the other side of their fence and are not maintaining them. They are now 30 feet high and growing out of control. They did not ask for permission from either the HOA or the home owner. What rights does the HOA have and do we need to pay to have it maintained?

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