Volunteers scramble to save trees from gypsy moth caterpillars

By Céleste Dicaire, CBC News Ottawa

A group of volunteers will spend the next several months pulling invasive gypsy moth caterpillars from trees, and destroying them, before the insects defoliate an urban park in Ottawa.

The gypsy moth caterpillar runs only four to six centimetres long, but that minor insect poses a massive threat to Ontario's forest cover.

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