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UMass Extension Landscape, Nursery & Urban Forestry Program

The UMass Extension Landscape, Nursery and Urban Forestry Team  works closely with the UMass Extension Turf Team to educate landscape, nursery and turf professionals by providing programs and research-based information on the best horticultural practices and technology for environmental stewardship in nursery and landscape management.

Gypsy Moth Egg Hatch Has Begun: Newly Hatched Caterpillars Reported in Worcester County
Newly hatched gypsy moth caterpillars resting near their egg mass on 5/3/2018 in Boylston, MA. Photo courtesy of Dawn Davies.

Gypsy moth (Lymantria dispar) egg masses have been observed hatching in Boylston, MA (Worcester County) the afternoon of 5/3/2018.