WHAT CAN YOU DO TO PROTECT THE TREES ON YOUR PROPERTY?
Identify the preferred host tree species affected by fall cankerworms. They feed on a variety of trees including: ash, beech, elm, hickory, linden, maples and oaks. If you are unsure of what tree species you have on your property, these sites offer a guide:
Contact the Prince William County Mosquito & Forest Pest Management Branch if you suspect that you have fall cankerworms on your property.