It's that time of year again when low flying planes will be spraying for gypsy moth in Wisconsin. Spraying usually begins in May and lasts until the end of June, depending on weather conditions.

There is a growing population of gypsy moth in Wisconsin. If no spraying is done, they can defoliate trees, create a public nuisance, and perhaps even cause human health problems from their droppings and skins.

The spray is not toxic to humans or animals, however people who have severe allergies o4 chemical sensitivities may wish to leave the area.

If you notice spots on your vehicle after spraying, you may need to presoak or pretreat the spots before washing.

For more information please visit the gypsymoth.wi.gov website.