Spongy (formerly Gypsy) Moth Spraying Program

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Spongy Moths (Formerly Gypsy Moths)
2023 Spraying to begin may 17

Spongy Moth Spraying: The City of Kentwood has partnered with Hamilton Helicopters, Inc. to perform a spongy moth spray treatment on May 17. The spray date is subject to weather, including rain and wind conditions.

All affected properties for 2023 treatment locations in the City of Kentwood will be informed via direct mailing. Additional details regarding the spray will be announced here and on the City’s Facebook page.

The 2023 Treatment locations for the City of Kentwood (and neighboring communities) can be found at: https://regis-apps-login.gvmc-regis.org/mspongymothsprayareaskentco.

Spongy Moth Suppression Program

Spongy (Formerly Gypsy) Moth Drift Management Plan
2022 Notice of Aerial Spray for Spongy Moths
2023 Spongy Month Suppression Program Letter to Residents
Foray 76B Material Data Safety Sheet
Pesticide Use Regulations Act 637

Additional Information

Bt: One Option for Spongy Moth Management
Spongy Moths and Your Shade Trees
Michigan State University Integrated Pest Management: Spongy Moth Resources 
Spongy Moth Fact Sheet
I'm in the Garden Today: Is Btk safe for Honey Bees?
Foray Brochure

Questions regarding the Spongy Moth Suppression Program for the City of Kentwood can be directed to Deputy City Administrator Shay Gallagher at 616.554.0770 or gallaghers@kentwood.us.


Please use this form to report spongy moths in your home or neighborhood.