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Tent caterpillars could reach peak numbers this year

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They’ve spent the winter regrouping and multiplying, so when the snow melts, a virtual army of tent caterpillars is ready for an all-out assault on Hubbard County.


Little brown egg masses have been growing all winter on tree branches and shrubs, getting ready to hatch – and hatch a dastardly plot.

They want to defoliate everything in sight, especially high value oaks, aspen, birch, basswoods, ornamental foliage and perennials.

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