European Gypsy Moth (EGM)

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Oak tree with three European Gypsy Moths egg masses attached to the trunk of the tree. Egg masses are light tan colour with a fuzzy covering; one egg mass has eggs visible

Join the EGM conversation!

There are actions that we all can do to help stop the spread of this non native, invasive pest.

How You Can Get Involved:

  • Find out what you can do at this time of year to help stop the spread of EGM by watching the video below.
  • Complete the brief feedback form to share your experience with EGM.
    • It will take about 3-5 minutes of your time to complete the 12 questions.
    • We will be collecting community feedback until January 17, 2021.


What you can do now

The cold winter months are the time when you can be pro-active with reducing EGM, by removing egg masses on your trees. This video shows you exactly how to go about the removal.


Join the EGM conversation!

There are actions that we all can do to help stop the spread of this non native, invasive pest.

How You Can Get Involved:

  • Find out what you can do at this time of year to help stop the spread of EGM by watching the video below.
  • Complete the brief feedback form to share your experience with EGM.
    • It will take about 3-5 minutes of your time to complete the 12 questions.
    • We will be collecting community feedback until January 17, 2021.


What you can do now

The cold winter months are the time when you can be pro-active with reducing EGM, by removing egg masses on your trees. This video shows you exactly how to go about the removal.


  • We would like to hear from you! 

    The City of London's, Urban Forestry Division, will be bringing a report to the Planning and Environment Committee on February 8, 2021 regarding EGM. 

    This feedback form is being used as a way to engage Londoners, understand what they know about EGM and ideas about how it could best be managed. Findings will be summarized and included in the Committee report. 

    It is estimated to take between 3-5 minutes of your time to complete the 12 questions in the form. We will be collecting community feedback until January 17, 2021. 

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