Gypsy Moth Program

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The gypsy moth is the most damaging exotic species ever to be introduced to North America. The Gypsy Moth's ability to eat more than one (1) square meter of leaf foliage during its caterpillar stage has defoliated millions of acres of trees and shrubs since being brought to the United States 




Do Not Remove New Gypsy Moth Egg Masses
It could eliminate you from the Spring Treatment Season 
  • The Fall Survey Crew needs to observe and count the egg mass where it was laid by the female.

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2018
SPRAY MAP 
TREATMENT COMPLETED ON: FRIDAY-MAY 25, 2018

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2018 GYPSY MOTH ADVISORY BOARD

MEETING IN CONFERENCE ROOM 102
Wednesday - MAY 9, 2018 at 11:00 am
Wednesday - AUGUST 8, 2018 at 11:00 am
 Wednesday - SEPTEMBER 12, 2018 at 11:00 am
 Tuesday - NOVEMBER 14, 2018 at 11:00 am



Landowners


The Michigan State Law prohibits a Gypsy Moth Survey Team from entering your property to look for egg masses if any of these types of signs are displayed at the entrance:
  • Properties marked - “No Trespassing” or “Private and Gated/cabled” or “Private - No Trespassing”
  • Private driveways marked - “Private - Do Not Enter” or “No Trespassing” or “Private Driveway-Gated or Cabled”
To grant permission and be surveyed --- put wording below your sign that says: “Except Gypsy Moth” or contact the program office for a sticker.