Every move counts. Make yours gypsy moth free. Photo by Rusty Haskell. YOUR MOVE GYPSY MOTH FREE .COM. Agenda. Gypsy moth — a threat to your customer’s new neighborhood USDA goals What is your route? Infested vs. noninfested How to stop the spread
Make yours gypsy moth free.
Photo by Rusty Haskell
Gypsy moth was introduced to the United States in the 1860s and has been attacking trees and shrubs ever since.
Photo by Mark Robinson
movement is the greatest contribution to the spread of gypsy moth.
Photo by Milan Pernek, Forest Research Institute, Bugwood.org
Gypsy Moth Egg Mass
The cause of the spread.
Causes all the damage
Remove, before the move.
Mid May – June
Early to mid-July
August – April
Larva: Photo by University of Georgia Archive
Pupa: Photo by Milan Zubrik
Adult moths: USDA APHIS PPQ Archive
Gypsy moth egg mass:
USDA Forest Service Archive
Photo by John H. Ghent
Bell 205 — Summit Helicopter, Inc. — spraying BTK (Foray 76B) — Summit Helicopter — gypsy moth eradication projectOrganization: USDA Forest Service
USDA APHIS works in close partnership with Gypsy Moth Slow the Spread Foundation, Inc., and the United States Forest Service to trap for gypsy moth in noninfested areas:
USDA APHIS PPQ Archive, USDA APHIS PPQ, Bugwood.org
A critical step in the moving process.
Don’t leave their home without it.
It’s the law.
How can you help build awareness about the gypsy moth?
Use the tools from our tool kit!
Fact sheet (front & back)
Your customer’s signature.
person who looks at it.”
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Help us save our country’s majestic view
for the next generation.
Photo: Dave Powell, USDA Forest Service, Bugwood.org
Photo: Chris Evans, River to River CWMA, Bugwood.org