How to Protect Yard Trees from Spongy Moth Caterpillars
Free and open to the public!
Where: Big Bay Town Park Pavilion
When: Sunday, May 21 at 2:00 pm.
Thursday, May 25 at 7:00 pm.
Tuesday, May 30 at 7:00 pm.
Watch: For more dates and locations in June!
Questions: Kathy Kromroy firstname.lastname@example.org
Join Kathy Kromroy for demonstrations of hands-on things you can do to help protect yard trees from spongy moth defoliation.
Learn to identify spongy moth egg masses
Survey spongy moth egg masses to predict defoliation
Destroy egg masses
Trap tiny caterpillars soon after they hatch: Make a sticky barrier band
Trap larger caterpillars as they crawl up the trunk to feed: Make a burlap band trap
For details and images regarding these activities, see Yard Tree Management on the Wisconsin DNR Spongy moth website https://spongymoth.wi.gov