Trapping gets underway for invasive pests
The Washington State Department of Agriculture (WSDA) has begun its annual hunt for pests that threaten the state’s environment and agricultural industry, including gypsy moth, Asian giant hornet, apple maggot, and Japanese beetle.
Gypsy moth treatments begin in Cowlitz County
The Washington State Department of Agriculture (WSDA) plans to begin treatments to eradicate a gypsy moth introduction starting Monday, May 10, weather permitting. In total, WSDA will aerially treat about 640 acres with a naturally occurring soil bacteria, Btk (Bacillus thuringiensis var. kurstaki.)