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Ohio Department of Agriculture Hosting Public Gypsy Moth Open Houses
Ohio Department of Agriculture Hosting Public Gypsy Moth Open Houses

Media Contact:
Katie Boyer, (614) 752-9712
katie.boyer@agri.ohio.gov

 

OHIO DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE HOSTING PUBLIC GYPSY MOTH TREATMENT OPEN HOUSES

The open houses will be held virtually the second and third week of February


REYNOLDSBURG, Ohio (Feb. 1, 2021) – The Ohio Department of Agriculture (ODA) is hosting a series of virtual public informational meetings regarding upcoming gypsy moth treatments.

Gypsy moth caterpillars feed on leaves, weakening trees and shrubs and potentially killing them. The treatments are not harmful to humans, animals, honey bees, or plants.

General and region-specific information will be discussed at each meeting. Any member of the public is welcome to attend any meeting:

 

 

A link to each virtual open house will be posted one week prior to the event at agri.ohio.gov.

If you are unable to attend an open house but would like to make a public comment, you can e-mail plantpest@agri.ohio.gov or submit by mail to:

Division of Plant Health – Gypsy Moth Program
8995 East Main Street, Reynoldsburg, OH 43068

The official public comment period is open until February 28, 2021.

 

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