GypsyMoth

Experts Share Advice on How to Protect Trees on Private Property

Saturday, April 12, 2014 1 to 4 p.m.
Lorne Park Library (Program Room), 1474 Truscott Drive.

City of Mississauga Forestry staff in partnership with BioForest Technologies Inc., a company that specializes in developing pest management strategies and tools, will providesteps residents can take to treat Gypsy moth on their own property hands-on demonstrations (may be outside, please dress for the weather) an update on the City’s proposed plan for managing this pest in 2014The European Gypsy moth is a pest found in many locations throughout North America. The caterpillar eats the leaves of trees which may damage the overall health of the tree. Gypsy moth is most commonly found on species such as maple, elm, oak, willow, birch and aspen. Gypsy moth will always be present in the City of Mississauga. Treatment will not eliminate the Gypsy moth population but will reduce its numbers and lessen its impact on trees.

More Information: Pre-registration is not required. Participants will receive a free moth trap (one per household).

To learn more about gypsy moths, visit City of Mississauga's website, email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call 311 (905-615-4311 if outside city limits).

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