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Forestry Services: Fighting against webworms

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You’ve probably seen them in your trees before: Webworms

They won’t necessarily kill your trees but multiple infestations can damage them.

There are a couple of strategies to prevent second and even third generations from multiplying:

  • Break open webs so birds and wasps can get to them
  • Prune away smaller branches with webs

Mark Bays with the Oklahoma Forestry Services has information on seedlings, webworms, burn bans and other educational resources.

Click here for more information.