Infestations of cankerworms, or inchworms, such as these are a threat to survival for the willow oaks that line streets in many of Durham’s older neighborhoods. The city and Duke University are organizing a “cankerworm initiative” to aid the trees, and are looking for residents interested in joining it.
Infestations of cankerworms, or inchworms, such as these are a threat to survival for the willow oaks that line streets in many of Durham’s older neighborhoods. The city and Duke University are organizing a “cankerworm initiative” to aid the trees, and are looking for residents interested in joining it. File 2008 Charlotte Observer photo
Infestations of cankerworms, or inchworms, such as these are a threat to survival for the willow oaks that line streets in many of Durham’s older neighborhoods. The city and Duke University are organizing a “cankerworm initiative” to aid the trees, and are looking for residents interested in joining it. File 2008 Charlotte Observer photo

City, Duke ask help to combat cankerworms

June 27, 2014 12:00 AM

UPDATED June 26, 2014 05:09 PM

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