You may have seen the billboards around town asking that you "Bag the Ball Moss!" and wondered: What the heck is ball moss?
Quite simply, it's moss that grows in a roundish, ball shape.
The problem: There's just too much of it.
The proliferation of ball moss is hurting mature oaks and is making them more susceptible to diseases and insects, according to Chris Cooper, a Baton Rouge Green program specialist and coordinator of urban and community forestry.
Read the full article by Louisiana Master Naturalist Colette Dean in the Advocate...