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Gypsy Moth in Surrey

The European Gypsy Moth, a serious pest of broad-leaf trees and shrubs, was found in Cloverdale and Panorama Ridge in 2014. The province of BC carried out aerial spraying in April and May 2015, which is now complete, in an effort to eradicate the Gypsy Moth.

Find out about Gypsy Moth treatment programs on the province of BC's website or call the Provincial Gypsy Moth 24-Hour info line at 1-866-917-5999.

Help keep BC Gypsy Moth-free by becoming aware of the signs and symptoms of this regulated pest.

Learn more about what to look for by visiting the Canadian Food Inspection Agency's website.

If you think you've found Gypsy Moths, contact the CFIA at 604-292-5640.

Find out more about pesticide use in Surrey, including permit information and site locations.

Tree damaged by gypsy moth larvae.
Image: Tree damaged by gypsy moths.