"The City of Mississauga will be conducting an aerial spray treatment program to lower fall cankerworm and gypsy moth populations. Successive years of leaf loss due to caterpillar feeding can make trees vulnerable to disease and weather fluctuations." - from City of Mississauga website
While Lorne Park Watercolours is not an area being sprayed, we are in close proximity of areas that will be. The City has scheduled a number of Open Houses to help residents better understand what is being done. Forestry staff will be teaching techniques for managing both fall cankerworms and gypsy moths on your property as well as explaining details about the upcoming aerial spray program.
The Open House in Ward 2 is on Tuesday, April 10, 2018 • 6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. at Chartwell Baptist Church, 1880 Lakeshore Rd W.
There is also one scheduled in nearby Ward 1 on Monday, April 16 • 6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. at Clarke Hall, 161 Lakeshore Rd W
For more informarion, please vist the City of Mississauga website
UPDATE (Posted May 17, 2018): Spraying is scheduled to commence the week of May 21, 2018
UPDATE 2: (Posted June 4, 2018): The City of Mississauga completed the final application for the Aerial Spray Program, which began on May 23. Over six days, the City conducted two applications of the spray in affected areas.