There have recently been reports of Gypsy Moth Caterpillars and Eastern Tent Caterpillars in the Tri-Lakes and Canadian Lakes areas. Although similar, the caterpillars each have distinct markings. Gypsy Moth Caterpillars are more destructive, and can defoliate trees and drop by the hundreds to decks and sidewalks. Visit this website for photographs of each of the caterpillars: https://www.canr.msu.edu/uploads/files/e2299.pdf.
If you identify Gypsy Moth Caterpillars, please notify one of the Tri-Lakes Board members or visit the "Contact Us" page and fill out an "Give Us and Update" form.
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