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July 11

This year has been shaped by the COVID 19 Pandemic and what I can only call the “Great Gypsy Moth Caterpillar Invasion”. Let’s call it the GGMCI for short.
The GGMCI saw countless caterpillars crawling on any surface available, making an outdoor walk or sit an uncomfortable experience. Worse than that, they completely defoliated any number of trees, leaving behind nothing but bare grey trunks and branches. In one area, the Torrance Barrens, where the land is…