DNR will take to the air to size up tent caterpillar damage

Forest tent caterpillars defoliated more than 60,000 acres of Minnesota trees last year and they're back for more this year. The Department of Natural Resources will use aerial surveys to map the areas where trees have suffered most. Caterpillar outbreaks can last three to five years.
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Forest tent caterpillars defoliated more than 60,000 acres of Minnesota trees last year and they're back for more this year. The Department of Natural Resources will use aerial surveys to map the areas where trees have suffered most. Caterpillar outbreaks can last three to five years.

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