The MDA, in collaboration with federal, state, and local partners, is proposing to treat isolated gypsy moth populations in the Nokomis area of Minneapolis, the Hokah area in Houston County, and the Oak Center area in Wabasha County in the spring of 2020.

A state monitoring program found a high number of moths in the three areas in 2019. Follow-up site visits also found gypsy moth egg masses. This indicates there are reproducing gypsy moth populations.

All of this information has prompted the MDA and the Minnesota Gypsy Moth Program Advisory Committee to develop proposed treatments for 2020.

Nokomis, Minneapolis

The MDA is proposing a management plan to eradicate a reproducing gypsy moth population in the city of Minneapolis. The proposed treatment area is 298 acres in the southeast corner of the city. The area is in the Wenonah Neighborhood, with the northern boundary extending into the Keewaydin Neighborhood.

The proposed Nokomis treatment area is bounded by the following roads:

  • North - 53rd Street East
  • South - Highway 62
  • East - 34th Avenue South
  • West - 24th Avenue South
A map of the proposed Nokomis gypsy moth treatment site

This map shows the proposed treatment block. Search our interactive map to see if you are located in the area. The management plan for this area includes the aerial application of Foray/Btk. The final treatment block will be smaller.

Notification

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  • Or text "MDA NOKOMIS" to 468-311 to receive text updates. 
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Hokah, Houston County

The MDA is proposing a management plan to eradicate a reproducing gypsy moth population near the city of Hokah in Houston County. The proposed treatment area is approximately 1,620 acres and is 1.5 miles west of Hokah. Union Ridge Road runs through the middle of the proposed treatment area.

A map of the proposed gypsy moth treatment area near Hokah, Minnesota

This map shows the proposed treatment block. Search our interactive map to see if you are located in the area. The management plan for this area includes the aerial application of Foray/Btk.

Notification

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  • Or text “MDA HOKAH” to 468-311 to receive text updates.
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Oak Center, Wabasha County

The MDA is proposing a management plan to eradicate a reproducing gypsy moth population near the unincorporated community of Oak Center in Gilford Township, Wabasha County. The proposed treatment block is approximately 1,420 acres and is located approximately three miles north of Zumbrota Falls. US Highway 63 runs through the middle of the proposed treatment area.

A map of the proposed gypsy moth area near Oak Center in Wabasha County, Minnesota.

This map shows the proposed treatment block. Search our interactive map to see if you are located in the area. The management plan for this area includes the aerial application of Foray/Btk.

Notification

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  • Or text “MDA OAKCENTER” to 468-311 to receive text updates.
  • Or text “MDA OAKCENTER [your email address here]” to 468-311 to receive email updates.