Destructive Moth has a new name!

Susan Ellis,

As many of you are aware, the LDD moth is wrecking havoc in our area. Recently, the name has been changed to the ‘spongy moth’ because its former name contained a racial slur. This article provides a good overview.

If you are interested in learning more, you can look to the Winter 2021 edition of our Greenleaves newsletter (pages 13) for a great update from our own member Susan McGowan. This can be found in the Newsletter section of the website.

For an Ontario-wide perspective check out the Government of Ontario’s website.

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