Tiny is experiencing an infestation of gypsy moths which are an invasive insect. High levels of gypsy moth caterpillars can cause trees to experience severe loss of leaves, which could cause them to enter a state of decline and make them more susceptible to further harm from other insects, diseases, and weather fluctuations.
What can we do?
September to beginning of May: Scrape gypsy moth egg masses off of trees . Soak them in soapy water for a minimum of 48 hours to destroy them. Learn more here