Congressman Courtney to observe gypsy moth caterpillar damage at Pachaug State Forest

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It’s a pesky problem plaguing eastern ConnecticutGypsy moth caterpillars eating away at the trees. 

On Friday, Congressman Joe Courtney will get a firsthand look at the damage at the Pachaug State Forest in Griswold.

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The insect infestation combined with a few years of drought have left so many trees unable to recover. 

Several towns have been forced to fork up thousands in funding to remove the gypsy moths.

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