Gypsy Moth Program

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Learn about gypsy moth, things you can do to manage their populations on your property, and how your Gypsy Moth Suppression Program serves you!


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It's time to remove gypsy moth egg masses!

Every egg mass contains 100-1,000 caterpillars! But by using a few management strategies, you can significantly impact the gypsy moth population on your property. Starting now, by removing gypsy moth egg masses. But make sure to do it effectively.

Simply scraping egg masses onto the ground won't kill the caterpillars. Click here for information on how to effectively destroy egg masses, along with other strategies landowners can use to manage gypsy moth.

Roscommon County Gypsy Moth Spray Map - Complete

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.