Court Bans Raw Log Imports

Joseph Zorzin redoak at forestmeister.com
Sat Jun 28 03:44:13 EST 1997


Michael Hagen wrote:
> 
> Every summer, along Puget Sound area roads, we get to see the little
> gypsy moth traps hanging from branches like bright orange christmas
> ornaments. If a landownwer doesn't like orange-- well they can have
> dayglow green!  This is in response to several escapes from asian cargo
> ships, which were (If I recall correctly) in the Tacoma harbor district.
> This was several years ago. Massive aerial BT spraying was conducted
> over Seattle this spring. Yes, I said over the city. If the gypsy moths
> are here, we're really giving them a run for their money!  If they're
> 1000 feet back from a road we've lost the battle.
> 

All the more reason to buy New Engand logs; that way you'd get real red
blooded American gypsy moths. <G>

But here, the gypsy moths mostly attack oak.



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