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Gypsy Moth

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Minnesota Begins 2013 Gypsy Moth Trapping Program

Officials will set more than 14,000 gypsy moth traps across Minnesota this spring as part of the state’s annual monitoring program for the destructive tree pest. Gypsy moth caterpillars eat the leaves of many trees and shrubs. The Minnesota Department of Agriculture says they favor oak, poplar, birch and willow.

05/17/2013

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MN Officials: Your Xmas Tree Might Have Gypsy Moths Eggs

A warning about your Christmas Tree: Something other than presents could be lurking below it.

12/22/2011

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Minnesotans Urged Not To Let Pests Invade Homes

The state Agriculture Department is telling Minnesotans not to let pests into their homes this holiday season — and they’re not talking about relatives.

11/29/2011

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MDA: Beware Of Pesky Bugs When Buying Trees Online

If you buy a Christmas tree or wreath online this year, make sure you’re not letting destructive insects into your home or neighborhood.

11/28/2011

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Twin Cities Gypsy Moth Eradication Week Set

The Minnesota Department of Agriculture plans to spray about 1,500 acres of land in the Twin Cities next week to eradicate gypsy moth infestations.

05/20/2011