The voracious, leaf-eating caterpillars are hatching from egg masses laid during last year’s infestation, which was the worst in Rhode Island since the early 1980s. More than half of the state’s forestland was defoliated by hordes of caterpillars.
If your beautiful trees have been affected by last year’s infestation or you want to do some preventive treatment, we would like to recommend for you to contact Ingmar at Aspenn Environmental Services. His direct phone line is (401) – 453-4200. You can click here to visit the official website.
To learn more about the gypsy moth, we recommend reading this article from the Department of Environmental Management in RI.
We’d like to remind you that Above and Beyond does not provide tree spraying services of any kind.
Thanks for your continued business,