​Combating the Elevated 2020 Gypsy Moth Population

Gypsy Moths

​Combating the Elevated 2020 Gypsy Moth Population

Gypsy Moths

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Combating the Elevated 2020 Gypsy Moth Population

View and/or download Gypsy Moth Fact Sheet

Gypsy moth caterpillars are extremely abundant this year from visible caterpillars, masses of caterpillars in trees, pupae in trees, defoliated trees, and even caterpillar droppings causing issues.

Gypsy moths undergo a complete metamorphosis and there are many life stages you can intervene at to help control the population in your home landscape.

Visit the NYSDEC website for up to date information on understanding and controlling gypsy moths: https://www.dec.ny.gov/animals/83118.html

Contact

Susan Beebe
Assistant Director/ Agriculture Issue Leader
skb11@cornell.edu
518-885-8995 ext. 2231

Last updated June 25, 2021