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Aerial spongy moth treatments hitting parts of county

The Minnesota Department of Agriculture is planning to treat six areas in Carlton County and one area in St. Louis County to manage spongy moth infestations detected in those areas last fall.

Officials plan to conduct the first of two rounds of aerial management activities the week of June 10, a news release said.

The exact date and time of aerial management activities are heavily dependent on weather conditions and insect development. For the most up-to-date information on these activities, citizens are encouraged to sign up for text or email notifications.

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