Pine trees treated ahead of processionary season

This will ensure that the caterpillars can't build their nests for the winter

JENNIE RHODES

Vélez-Málaga town hall announced on Tuesday that it has started to treat pine trees against processionary caterpillars before they start to build their nests as winter approaches.

The places where action will be taken include public schools, the Virgen del Amor garden, the Calle Afrodita park in Benajarafe, the Stone Museum in Valle Niza, the Romeral park Vélez-Málaga and other pine forest areas. A total of 250 pine trees will be treated over the coming weeks.