Announcements and Upcoming Events
Gypsy Moth Egg Mass Counts has been Completed
The Clare County Gypsy Moth Egg Mass Counters have finished their counting for the season. This year the surveys indicated that there is a strong gypsy moth presence throughout the county. Our counters did run into landowners removing their egg masses before they counted. Unfortunately, it can reduce your area’s counts which in turn is the factor in determining if you can be sprayed. Counters also noticed that egg mass removal was being carried out improperly which results to egg masses still hatching. We recommend inspecting unused firewood for egg masses and checking your property for egg masses.
The is a specific way to remove the egg masses prevent the population from increasing the following year. Please follow these steps:
You will be notified by mail if your area is in a spray block.
Need Forestry Assistance?
If you need forestry assistance or would like a property evaluation, contact our Forester, Nia Becker to schedule a site visit. She can also help you enroll in tax saving or cost share programs.
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Our Former Forester, Kylee, has started a blog about various things. Experiences during work as well as insights on various topics. Its new and only has a few posts but check back often to read about new adventures and things happening within the forestry world! Click here for the blog.