Invasive Species Resources
Invasive species are plants, animals, insects and pathogens that are introduced to an area and that cause harm to the environment, economy or society. (Source: Invasive Species Centre)
Explore this page for information on invasive species in The County and resources for protecting our woodlands, wildlife and waterways.
Lymantria dispar moth
Areas of Ontario have recently experienced infestations of the Lymantria dispar (formerly known as “gypsy moth”.) These specific outbreaks/infestations happen in cycles, often occurring every seven to 10 years, with outbreaks lasting three to five years.
The County has prepared a list of recommended actions you can take to protect your trees during each life stage of the Lymantria dispar moth.
Invasive Plants Resources
The County will continue to update this section with resources for managing specific invasive plants on your property: