Detection History of Gypsy Moth Detection in B.C.

Specialized traps and other survey methods are used every year in B.C. to detect whether gypsy moths are in an area and whether they can be eradicated. Recent trapping histories and maps are listed. Bold text indicates sites that resulted in treatments.

Trapping Results Since 1997

2016

Results: Burnaby(1), N. Surrey (14), Agassiz-Ken (2), Langford (2), Saanich (14), Courtenay (1), Campbell R. (2),
MapsSouthern BC Overview Burnaby N. Surrey Agassiz-Ken  Saanich Langford Courtenay Campbell R


2015
Results:  Parksville (1), Saanich (3), Courtenay (4), Vancouver (2), N. Van (1), Coquitlam (1), Langley (2), Delta (1), Mission (2),  N Surrey (9),  Fleetwood (1), Maple Ridge (1), Surrey (2 in spray block), Armstrong (1)
Maps:  Southern BC Overview  Lower Mainland  Fraser Valley  Comox  Parksville  Saanich  Armstrong


2014
Results:  Surrey (197), Delta (7), Aldergrove (1) Golden Ears Park (1), N. Surrey (4), Saanich (1), Colwood (1), Comox (1), Trail (1)
Maps:  Southern BC Overview  Lower Mainland Overview  Comox  Coombs  Delta  Langley  Maple Ridge  N. Surrey  Saanich  Surrey  S. Surrey  Trail  Tynehead-N. Surrey


2013
Results:  Shawnigan Lk (4), Surrey/ Langley (5), Delta (1), Richmond (1), New Westminster (1), McLeese Lk (1)
Maps:  Southern B.C. Overview  McLeese Lake  Richmond  Surrey/ Langley  New Westminster/ Delta  Shawnigan Lk


2012
Results:  Kaslo (1), Sooke (1), Delta (1)
Maps:  Southern B.C. Overview  Kaslo  Delta  Sooke


2011
Results:  Revelstoke (1), Victoria (2), Richmond (1), Surrey (1), Chilliwack (1)
Maps:  Southern B.C. Overview  Revelstoke  Chilliwack  Richmond  Surrey  Victoria


2010
Results:  Harrison (1), Port Moody (1), North, Vancouver (2), Comox (4), Nelson (2), Revelstoke (2)
Maps:  Southern B.C. Overview  Nelson  Revelstoke  Harrison  N Vancouver/ Pt Moody  Comox


2009
Results:  Richmond (10), North Vancouver (2), Harrison (5), White Rock (5), Vancouver (1), Abbotsford (2), Langley (1), Duncan (1), Comox (1), Chemainus (1), Shawnigan Lake (1), Nelson - Kokanee Creek Provincial Park (1)
Maps:  Southern B.C. Overview  Nelson  Harrison  Abbotsford  N&W Vancouver  Surrey/Langley  Richmond/Vancouver  Chemainus/Duncan/Shawnigan Lk.  Comox


2008
Results:  Chilliwack (1), Harrison Hot Springs (16), Richmond (2), S. Surrey/White, Rock (3), Delta (3), Langley (2), Vancouver (2), Burnaby (1), Victoria (2), Creston (1)
Maps:  Southern B.C. Overview  Chilliwack  Harrison  Vancouver Area  Langley  Surrey/ White Rock  Victoria


2007
Results:  Saltspring Island (13 - 10 in mt grid), Saltair (Ladysmith)(10 - 6 mt), Lake Cowichan (5), Shawnigan Lk (1), Prospect Lk (1), Delta (2), Burnaby (1), White Rock (1), Harrison Hot Springs (6), Langley (5)
Maps:  Southern B.C. Overview  Harrison / Kent  Burnaby  Langley/White Rock  Delta  Lake Cowichan  Saltair  Salt Spring Is.


2006
Results:  Grand Forks (1), Harrison Lk. (1), Chilliwack (1), White Rock (1), Delta (Annacis Is.)(2), Saanich (3), Courtenay (39), Sidney (22 mt), Colwood (7), Lk Cowichan (1), Mill Bay (1), Ladysmith (6), Nanaimo (1),  Cedar Hill Golf Course (32 mt), Saltspring Island (35 mt)
Maps:  Southern B.C. Overview (minus Grand Forks)


2005
Results:  Maple Ridge (1), Langley (3 mt), Cloverdale (2), Surrey (1), Delta (4), Burnaby (3), Coquitlam (1), Silver Ck. (1), Courtenay (8), Nanaimo (11), Gabriola Is. (19 mt), Saltspring Is. (43), Duncan (2 mt), Sidney (8), Central Saanich (1), Christmas Hill (1), Esquimalt (1), Colwood (1), Saanich (17 mt), Cedar Hill (6), and Oak Bay (1) 
Maps:  Southern B.C. Overview  Victoria Area  Sidney/ Central Saanich  Duncan  Nanaimo/ Gabriola Is.  Salt Spring Is.  Courtenay/ Comox


2004
Results:  Langley (4), Burnaby (1), Chilliwack (2), Harrison Hot Springs (4), Vancouver (2), Courtenay (1), Nanaimo (5), Gabriola Island (22 mt), Duncan (24 mt), Saltspring Island (7), Sidney (1), Esquimalt (3) and Victoria (Saanich, Oak Bay and Vic West)(12).  No egg masses found.
Maps:   Southern B.C. Overview  Victoria Area  Duncan  Nanaimo/ Gabriola Is.  Salt Spring Is.


2003
Results:  Lower Mainland: Abbotsford (2), Burnaby (2), Chilliwack (1), N. Delta (43, 15 egg masses), Langley (4), N. Vancouver (1), Richmond (1), Vancouver (1)
Vancouver Is.:  Campbell R. (1), Duncan (3), Gabriola Is. (4), Gordon Head (Saanich) (33, 2 egg masses), Nanaimo (1), Oak Bay (1), Sooke (1), View Royal (1)
Maps:   Southern B.C. Overview  Delta  Gordon Head (Saanich)


2002
Results:  Courtenay (2), Saanich (2), Colwood (1), Delta (6), Chilliwack (1), Kal Beach (1), Mabel Lk. (2)
Maps:  Southern B.C. Overview


2001
Results:  Chase (1), Grand Forks (1), Mission (1), Langley (1), Delta (3), Sooke (1), Saanich (1), Victoria (2) 
Maps:  N/A


2000
Results:  Chilliwack (2), Kelowna (1), Coquitlam (1), Vancouver (1), Oak Bay (1), Sechelt (9), Delta (8) 
Maps:  Overview (all of Coastal B.C.)   Vancouver  Coquitlam  Delta   Oak Bay (Victoria)  Sechelt  Chilliwack  Kelowna


1999
Results:  CFIA located moths in Comox (6), Duncan (1), Victoria (1), the Highlands (2), Burnaby (23), Kelowna (2), Sechelt (5), Chilliwack (1) and North Delta (3). The moths found in Comox, the Highlands, Burnaby, Kelowna, Sechelt, Chilliwack and North Delta were not in the 1999 aerial spray zones.  Egg masses were only located in Burnaby.
Maps:  Lower Mainland & Sunshine Coast  Southern Vancouver Island  Duncan  Courtenay / Comox  Kelowna  Fairfield Mass Trapping


1998
Results:  Moth captures in the Esquimalt, Langford and Knockan Hill areas of greater Victoria increase to total 503 European males; male captures increase in the Duncan (33) and Nanaimo (8) areas. Three males captured in both Richmond and near Tsawwassen (1). Egg masses present at Duncan (12), Nanaimo (1) and Tsawwassen (1). Hatching egg masses and feeding larvae discovered during inspections conducted as part of ground spray efforts in Langford.
Single male moths were also recovered from Richmond, N. Delta, and, the most northern catch ever recorded in B.C., near Kitwanga in northwestern British Columbia.
Maps:  Vancouver Is. Overview  Greater Victoria Area  Lower Mainland


1997
Results:  Male moth captures at Esquimalt (60) and Langford (147); first captures at Knockan Hill (3) in greater Victoria. First capture of moths in Duncan (6).
Maps:  Vancouver Is. Overview  Victoria Area  Vancouver