Wisconsin Spongy Moth (Lymantria dispar) Resources
A great starting point for your search for information about gypsy moth and its management in Wisconsin.
DATCP: Spongy Moth (Lymantria dispar)
The Wisconsin Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection website on gypsy moth. Includes information on the gypsy moth quarantine and the Slow The Spread Program.
Alien Profile: Gypsy Moth (Lymantria dispar)
This web page is located under the Alien Invaders section on the WDNR Environmental Education for Kids! (EEK!) web-site. The materials are designed as an interactive exchange for students in grades 4-6. The lessons cover spongy moth management, an invasion timeline for North America, a moth mania quiz and lessons on the life cycle of spongy moth.
Slow the Spread
This site is hosted through the Gypsy Moth (Lymantria dispar) Slow the Spread Foundation to provide a variety of information regarding the USDA’s national “Slow the Spread” program.
Don’t Move Gypsy Moth (Lymantria dispar)
Moving to a new home? This site, hosted through the USDA Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service, provides information on how to safeguard your new community against gypsy moth and to comply with the quarantines during the moving process.
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