Turf & Rec

Fake caterpillars contribute to tree study

July 24, 2018
By Mike Jiggens

July 24, 2018 – Researchers in Montreal are hoping to learn more about invasive species in trees by placing 800 fake caterpillars on trees to attract predators. The goal is to attract such predators as birds and spiders and then study which caterpillars are left behind.