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UMass Extension Landscape, Nursery & Urban Forestry Program

The UMass Extension Landscape, Nursery and Urban Forestry Program helps 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 Caterpillar Feeding Finished For 2018
 Three adult female gypsy moths laying masses of eggs on a tree trunk in Amherst, MA on 7/10/18. Note that the female moths are white in color with black, thread-like antennae. Female gypsy moths (those present in MA) do not fly. (Photo: T. Simisky)

Gypsy Moth (Lymantria dispar) caterpillar feeding has now finished for 2018.