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Caterpillars of the oak processionary moth could be damaging oak trees in central London says Forestry Commission

The Forestry Commission is asking the public in Camden and Westminster to report sightings of a particular caterpillar which is a threat to oak trees and can be a hazard to people and animals. The oak processionary moth (Thaumetopoea processionea, OPM) is a native of southern Europe, where local environmental factors and predators keep its populations in […]