Surrey residents are advised that the final aerial spraying treatment to eradicate invasive gypsy moths from 62 hectares of residential and municipal park land close to Highway 1 near the Port Mann Bridge is being moved up to Thursday, May 23, 2019.
This will allow for optimum weather and operational conditions. The treatment was originally scheduled for Friday, May 24, 2019.
Up-to-date spraying information is available on the toll-free gypsy moth line at 1 866 917-5999 and online: www.gov.bc.ca/gypsymoth
Members of the public are encouraged to stay informed on spray activities by signing up for email alerts: http://lists.gov.bc.ca/mailman/listinfo/l_for_gypsymoth
Individuals subscribed to the gypsy moth listserv (automated email updates) will receive program updates.
The telephone line will be staffed during business hours and will provide up-to-date spray schedules and recorded information 24 hours a day. Social media will be used to update the public on current spray operations. Follow #Gypsymoth on Twitter for these updates.