Aerial gypsy moth spraying will take place in Surrey tomorrow, a day ahead of schedule..
The province announced Wednesday that it’s forging ahead with aerial spraying n May 23 for 62 hectares of North Surrey.
The area affected is close to Highway 1, near the Port Mann Bridge.
The move ahead in spraying by a day is because of weather.
“This will allow for optimum weather and operational conditions,” the ministry in charge said in a release. Up-to-date spraying information is available on the toll-free gypsy moth line at 1 866 917-5999 and online: www.gov.bc.ca/gypsymoth.
The public is encouraged to stay informed on spray activities by signing up for email alerts: http://lists.gov.bc.ca/mailman/listinfo/l_for_gypsymoth
The telephone line will be staffed during business hours and will provide up-to-date spray schedules and recorded information 24 hours a day. Social media will be used to update the public on current spray operations. Follow #Gypsymoth on Twitter for these updates.