Monthly Archives: April 2018

Browntail Caterpillar Treatment Options

Browntail Moth Caterpillar

Why are they a problem?

The browntail caterpillar has microscopic hairs that cause a skin rash similar to poison ivy and /or trouble breathing in sensitive individuals.

The hairs break off the caterpillars and are everywhere in browntail infested areas; on trees, lawns, gardens, decks, picnic table and in the air.  Wind or activities such as mowing, leaf-blowing, etc., can stir up the hairs, leading to a reaction. And the hairs remain toxic for years.

 

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