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Gypsy Moth Quarantined Area in
North Carolina
Map with Gypsy Moth Quarantined Areas Indicated

Red Area - Regulated Area - Movement of regulated articles from this area into or through white area requires inspection.
White Area - Non Regulated Area - Movement of articles from or through these areas does not require inspection.

A quarantine was imposed in North Carolina in 1988 to regulate the movement of articles, which could potentially harbor life stages of gypsy moth, to unregulated areas. Regulated, or quarantined areas, in North Carolina include the following:

  1. All of Currituck County and;
  2. That area of Dare County bounded by a line beginning at the intersection of State Road 1208 and Roanoke Sound; then easterly along this road to its junction with State Road 1206; then southerly along this road to its intersection with U.S. Highway Business 158; then easterly along an imaginary line to its intersection with the Atlantic Ocean; then northwesterly along the coastline to its intersection with the Dare-Currituck County line; then westerly along this county line to its intersection with the Currituck Sound; then southeasterly along this sound to the point of beginning.


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NCDA&CS Plant Industry Division - Plant Protection Section
Division Director - Dr. Bill Foote
Mailing Address: 1060 Mail Service Center, Raleigh NC 27699-1060
Physical Address: 216 West Jones Street, Raleigh NC 27603
Phone: (919) 707-3730 | FAX: (919) 733-1041

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