Oak processionary moth caterpillars are a tree defoliating pest that pose health risks to humans and pets in their larval stages. While touching an oak processionary moth caterpillar is most likely not life threatening, it can be extremely painful.
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Urlas housing residents picked up winter trash and debris in the Army family housing area.
Across the United States, Arbor Day is celebrated to highlight the importance of trees to our survival and to encourage people to plant more trees. Ansbach military community children assisted the garrison commander and command sergeant major at the CYS playground planting five trees.
USAG Ansbach is giving the community an opportunity to start their own urban gardening project on the installation.
U.S. Army Garrison Ansbach contributes to environmental protection by hosting and promoting a plastic-free month in April. The garrison-wide initiative centers on the reduction of plastic products used on a daily basis, enhancing our awareness and understanding of the use of plastic in our everyday life, and providing ways to avoid them.
Once a month a pick-up of bulk trash takes place in all USAG Ansbach housing areas. Housing residents can place their bulky items in the grassy area near the road by their building on the evening prior to the scheduled day, as pick-up can be as early as 7 a.m. It is important that no bulk items are placed anywhere outside that assigned time frame!
The USAG Ansbach beekeeping program has grown five fold over the past year, with the addition of one dedicated and enthusiastic member.
The Directorate of Public Works completed a garrison-wide Legionella sampling for drinking water this week in the Illesheim area, and the Ansbach area is scheduled for May 26-29.
The work of garrison arborists never stops. Year round, certified and experienced tree specialists care for USAG Ansbach’s tree population.