Gypsy Moth Spraying Program

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Gypsy Moths

2021 Spray Dates: Spraying for the 2021 program is anticipated to occur between mid May and early June depending on the weather.  When exact spray dates are known, they will be posted here and the City’s Facebook page.

Gypsy Moth Spraying: The City of Kentwood has partnered with Hamilton Helicopters, Inc. to perform a gypsy moth spray treatment in May/June. The exact day and time of the spray will be determined by weather, including rain and wind conditions. Additional details regarding the spray will be announced here and on the City’s Facebook page.

The 2021 Treatment locations for the City of Kentwood (and neighboring communities) can be found at:

Gypsy Moth Suppression Program

Gypsy Moth Drift Management Plan
2021 Notice of Aerial Spray for Gypsy Moths
2021 GMSP Letter to Residents
Foray 76B Material Data Safety Sheet
Pesticide Use Regulations Act 637

Additional Information

Bt: One Option for Gypsy Moth Management
Gypsy Moths and Your Shade Trees
Ohio Department of Ag Foray Fact Sheet
Gypsy Moth Fact Sheet
I'm in the Garden Today: Is Btk safe for Honey Bees?
Foray Brochure

Questions regarding the Gypsy Moth Suppression Program for the City of Kentwood can be directed to Mark Rambo, Deputy City Administrator, at 616.554.0770 or via email to


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