This video presents “Invasion of gypsy moths”:
- “Gypsy moth caterpillars have invaded Toronto and it’s eating up city trees”
- Mark McAllister reported last summer
New Update: Due to weather conditions, the sprays have been postponed until this weekend
New dates are Saturday, May 25 and Sunday, May 26, 2013
This is an update to my previous blog Toronto Alerts: Yonge Subway Closure-May 11 + Road Closures-May 12 + Aerial Pesticide Spraying May 21-Jun.11, 2013.
In order to control the European Gypsy Moth (Lymantria dispar) population, Toronto is planning the following two aerial sprays via a helicopter with an ultra low volume spray system, which will fly about 15 to 30 metres above the tree tops during the applications: