Spongy Moth Program

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Learn about spongy moth--its history and its management

New Name, Familiar Pest: Preparing for Lymantria dispar (formerly known as gypsy moth) recording and Q&A sheet are available!

Get the webinar recording here.

Join our Spongy Moth Survey Crew!

Interviews will begin August 7


2023 Spong Moth survey job post

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View the RECORDING of the

Spongy Moth Update!

Learn about spongy moth, their management, what to expect this season, and the services the Roscommon County Gypsy Moth Suppression Program provides.


Spray Map Directions-2


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.