Gypsy Moth Threat Seen In Ojai

By Daryl Kelley
State inspectors began this week a survey of the Ojai Valley to determine the extent of a summer infestation of gypsy moths, a pest that can devastate oaks and other hardwood trees, officials said.
Seven alien gypsy moths, apparent hitchhikers on recreational vehicles from the northeastern United States, were discovered in traps north of Baldwin Road between June 17 and July 22, according to the state Department of Food and Agriculture.

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