Dept of Agriculture Maryland Departments of Agriculture and Natural Resources Confirm Fall Cankerworm Outbreak in Garrett County


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Press Release: Maryland Dept. of Agriculture

ANNAPOLIS, MD (May 29, 2024)– The Maryland Department of Agriculture and Maryland Department of Natural Resources have confirmed an outbreak population of fall cankerworm (Alsophila pometari) in Garrett County caused heavy defoliation of hardwood trees on Meadow Mountain in Deep Creek Lake State Park. Defoliation is visible from Glendale Bridge and extends north from State Park Road. The Maryland Department of Agriculture Forest Pest Management, Maryland Park Service, and Maryland Read the Rest...

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