Moth Spraying Returns In June

Guess the moth lovers lost that one.

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The state’s agriculture department announced Wednesday it plans to resume aerial spraying of pheromones over the Central Coast on June 1.

In a new 2008 “action plan” for fighting the light brown apple moth in California, the state also said it would likely release a stingless wasp in parts of Carmel, Marina and Seaside in hopes of controlling the moth, which officials say presents a threat to agriculture and the environment.

Moth Spraying Returns In June