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Light Brown Apple Moth

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Light Brown Apple Moth


Quarantine Press Release

Light Brown Apple Moth was discovered in Fort Bragg this spring.  Since its discovery, the quarantine area was established and then expanded due to further moth catches.  To view the current quarantine boundary, click here.


Effective December 4, 2014, Mendocino County has been released from the Light Brown Apple Moth quarantine.  The official notice can be seen here

Light Brown Apple Moth (LBAM) was discovered in Mendocino County, and  a quarantine area was established in the Ukiah area.  Please read the Press Release for more information.  The Agriculture Department held a meeting on July 9, 2014, at 2:00 p.m. to provide information to affected agricultural business representatives.  We provided information about the moth, and entered into compliance agreements with businesses that wish to export their agricultural commodities outside of the quarantine area. 

Click here to see the presentation from the July 9, 2014 meeting
Click here to see a map of the Ukiah area quarantine boundary.
Click here for the Exempt Host List

Single male moths were trapped in Hopland and Fort Bragg in 2014.  These single moth "finds" do not trigger a quarantine.  If more moths are trapped in these areas a quarantine may be established, dependent on several conditions.  The maps below show the locations of the trapped moths and the 1.5 mile boundary around those finds. 

Hopland map, July 7, 2014
Fort Bragg map, July 7, 2014

Forms:                                                    Information for Nurseries:

Notice of Delivery                                         Nursery Best Management Practices

Information for Wine Grapes:              Grower Updates:

Wine Grape Growers                                         Update July 16, 2014
Wine Grape Transporters

Web Links:

Ca. Dept. of Food and Ag. LBAM information
UD Davis, Integrated Pest Management Program

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