Browntail Moth Caterpillars Emerging Now (Early May)
If you see the tiny caterpillars massing on their winter webs you can still destroy them in soapy water. On the upside this wet miserable spring weather we’re having is bad for them too — good for the fungus and bacteria that’s a natural insecticide. For a lot more information on browntail moths in Georgetown, click here Browntail Moth
DACF 2019 risk map is on the right: red indicates severe infestation areas, cross-hatching shows observed defoliation from aerial surveying including Georgetown.
Lots of great information in this Portland Press Herald article from May 12, 2019: