In Maine, Winter Moth Spread Prompts Community Action

Climate, Forests and Woodlands November 09, 2012|Print

November 1, 2012

By Douglas Rooks, Editor

The defoliating insect known as winter moth has been identified in two parts of the Maine coast, but the affected communities are making determined efforts to control its spread. Charlene Donahue, forest entomologist at the Maine Forest Service, said that an infestation identified last year in Harpswell has now been matched by a new, relatively small one, on Vinalhaven.

For more on this story by the Small Woodland Owners Association of Maine, click here