Public Input Meeting on Gypsy Moth

— Written By

WHO: Residents of Burke County and Catawba County

WHAT: Public Input Meeting to Discuss an Infestation of Gypsy Moth in the Area

WHEN: Thursday, January 19, 2017, 7:00 p.m.

WHERE: Long View Recreation Center, 3107 2nd Avenue NW, Long View, NC 28602

The North Carolina Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services (NCDA&CS) Plant Industry Division has scheduled a public meeting on Thursday, January 19 at 7 p.m. at the Long View Recreation Center in Long View. The purpose of the meeting is to permit NCDA&CS staff to provide information on a gypsy moth infestation that has been detected in your area, review treatment alternatives for the infestation, and to receive input from the public. The meeting format will provide adequate time for questions and public comments.

No decision will be made on the treatment alternatives for this infestation until residents of the area have had an opportunity to express their comments through this public meeting. All members of the public are encouraged to attend.

If you are not able to attend the meeting and you would like additional information on this gypsy moth infestation, please contact the NCDA&CS Plant Industry Division at 800-206-9333 or 919-707-3730. Resources are also online at the NCDA&CS web site: