Although hardwoods like oaks can tolerate several consecutive years of defoliation, conifers such as white.
May 01, What are tent worms? Tent worms, or Eastern tent caterpillars, are furry critters that eat tree leaves and weave large, silky webs around tree branches. You’ll spot them in spring, usually on black cherry, apple or crabapple trees.
Sometimes, they’ll go after other fruit trees, too. Mar 26, Pine trees produce male cones, which shed pollen, and female cones, which develop into pine cones. The eggs hatch and the pine catkin sawfly larvae feed on Estimated Reading Time: 4 mins. Jun 22, A gypsy moth caterpillar walks along a tree branch in this file photo. (Mel Evans/AP) This article is more than 3 years old. If gypsy moth caterpillars have taken over oaks or other trees around Estimated Reading Time: 5 mins.
Don't forget to watch for the worms.
L. SKUNK DROPPINGS/POOP. Skunk droppings might look like those of domestic cats and will contain all types of food, from insect skeletons, to hair or seeds. Striped skunk droppings are ½ inch in diameter, usually 2 to 4 inches long, and will have blunt ends. Spotted skunk droppings are going to be similar looking, but maybe half the size. Other species include yellowstriped, beet and the true armyworm.
The fall armyworm is the larvae of a small moth that has white hind wings and gray front wings that are mottled with darker and lighter splotches. Eggs are laid in clusters of 50 or more at the base of host plants or tree leaves.