The MDA, in collaboration with federal, state, and local partners, plans to treat isolated gypsy moth populations in Chisholm, Lakeville, and Stillwater. UPDATE: The first of two treatments for Lakeville and Stillwater will happen May 23, 2019. This is dependent on weather conditions at the time. 

The MDA has set up an Arrest the Pest Info Line at 1-888-545-MOTH with the latest details about treatment dates and times. On the morning of the treatments, residents can call the phone number with any questions they may have. Simply press 0 (zero) to speak to someone. 

Find out what to expect on the day of the treatment.

Chisholm

The MDA is planning to eradicate a reproducing gypsy moth population in the city of Chisholm. The treatment area is 135 acres and is located east of Longyear Lake in the eastern portion of Chisholm.

Click here for an interactive map. Enter an address to see if it is within the treatment area.

A map of the Chisholm treatment area

The management plan for this area includes the aerial application of Foray/Btk. The final treatment block will be smaller. Click here to read more about this plan.

Sign up here to receive text and/or email notifications about the proposed gypsy moth in Chisholm.

  • Or text “MDA CHISHOLM” to 468311 to receive text updates.
  • Or text “MDA CHISHOLM [your email address here]” to 468311 to receive email updates.

Lakeville

The MDA is planing to eradicate a reproducing gypsy moth population in the city of Lakeville and Credit River Township. The treatment area is 133 acres. It is located along the western border of the city of Lakeville and straddles Judicial Road (the county boundary). The majority of the treatment block (106 acres) is located in Lakeville. The western edge of the block extends into in Credit River Township, Scott County (27 acres).

Two treatments are done over the same area. The first is planned for May 23, 2019. This is dependent on weather conditions at the time. The second treatment will occur approximately 5-10 days following the first.

The MDA has set up an Arrest the Pest Info Line at 1-888-545-MOTH with the latest details about treatment dates and times. On the morning of the treatments, residents can call the phone number with any questions they may have. Simply press 0 (zero) to speak to someone.

Click here for an interactive map. Enter an address to see if it is within the treatment area.

A map of the Lakeville treatment area

The management plan for this area includes the aerial application of Foray/BtkClick here to read more about this plan.

Sign up here to receive text and/or email notifications about the proposed gypsy moth in Lakeville.

  • Or text “MDA LAKEVILLE” to 468311 to receive text updates.
  • Or text “MDA LAKEVILLE [your email address here]” to 468311 to receive email updates.

Stillwater

The MDA is planning to eradicate a reproducing gypsy moth population in the city of Stillwater. The treatment block is 633 acres in the southwest part of the city.

Two treatments are done over the same area. The first is planned for May 23, 2019.This is dependent on weather conditions at the time. The second treatment will occur approximately 5-10 days following the first.

The MDA has set up an Arrest the Pest Info Line at 1-888-545-MOTH with the latest details about treatment dates and times. On the morning of the treatments, residents can call the phone number with any questions they may have. Simply press 0 (zero) to speak to someone. 

Click here for an interactive map. Enter an address to see if it is within the treatment area.

A map of the Stillwater treatment area

This map shows the impacted area. The management plan for this area includes the aerial application of Foray/Btk. The final treatment block will be smaller. Click here to read more about this plan.

Sign up here to receive text and/or email notifications about the proposed gypsy moth in Stillwater.

  • Or text “MDA STILLWATER” to 468311 to receive text updates.
  • Or text “MDA STILLWATER [your email address here]” to 468311 to receive email updates.