gypsy moth

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The West Virginia Department of Agriculture says it will begin aerial spraying for gypsy moth early next month.


 

 

The spraying is slated for nearly 5,300 acres within Grant, Hardy, Nicholas and Pendleton counties. The goal is to reduce the impact of the insect on West Virginia’s forests.

 

gypsy moth
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West Virginia officials are proposing to conduct aerial treatments of 12,000 acres in five counties this spring to slow the spread of gypsy moths.

The state Department of Agriculture says it plans to conduct spraying in May in Grant, Hardy, Pendleton, Pocahontas and Summers counties.