History, Biology, and Control of the Gypsy Moth
Learn all about how this hairy caterpillar came to Connecticut and what impact it has on our forests. Find out about the future of our forests in relation to gypsy moth presence. Master Naturalist Brad Robinson will be discussing these very prominent moths in our ecology.
Brad Robinson is a Master Naturalist graduate from Goodwin Conservation Center and has formal training in mammal ecology. He worked for DEEP for many years in the pesticide program, was present for the early 1980s outbreak of gypsy moths, and is now a happily retired nature nerd.
This event is jointly sponsored by the Connecticut Forest & Park Association (CFPA), Connecticut Department of Energy & Environmental Protection (CT DEEP) Division of Parks, and Friends of Goodwin Forest.
The James L. Goodwin Forest and Conservation Education Center were gifts to the people of Connecticut from James L. Goodwin, one of America's first professional foresters and a long-time CFPA Board Member. The Center is jointly managed by the Connecticut Forest & Park Association (CFPA) and the Connecticut Department of Energy & Environmental Protection (CT DEEP) Division of Parks. For more information, select here.