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Spongy Moth, Formerly Gypsy Moth, Season Starts Soon

Deborah McCullough, Julie Crick, Mallory Marienfeld, Michigan State University Extension; and James Wieferich, Michigan Department of Natural Resources - May 11, 2022

Many Michigan residents know first-hand how annoying and downright unpleasant it can be to live in an area during an outbreak of spongy moth. The most recent outbreak of this invasive insect began in a few regions of the state in 2019, affected more areas in 2020, and outbreaks were common in 2021 across much of Lower Michigan and even in some locations in the Upper Peninsula.  READ MORE...

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