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B.C. to aerial spray for gypsy moths again in 2020

Three years of spraying hasn't completely addressed insect infestation


December 19, 2019
By CBC News

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Spraying in 2017, 2018 and 2019 failed to eradicate B.C.'s gypsy moth infestation. B.C. Ministry of Forests

Aerial spraying to control gypsy moth infestations in three regions of British Columbia will conducted in 2020, the provincial government says. The North Surrey was sprayed by hand in 2017 and 2018 and aerial sprayed in 2019, but plans are to aerial spray as many as four times in 2020.

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