What's New 

A good article on the state of Gypsy Moth in West Michigan
Nuisance aquatic weed surveys are a new area of expertise.
  • We are currently expanding our capabilities in the area of aquatic weed surveys.
  • Our goal is to assist in management plans and the permitting process.
  • A few of our recent clients involved Dam Relicensing and Residential clients.
Emerald ash borer has become another serious threat to Michigan forests. Characteristics are:

  • Affects ash trees only
  • Originally identified in the Detroit area, it is now established in the Midwestern states
  • Spreading to the Eastern and Southern states
  • Larvae feed on inner bark of ash trees, adult beetles make D-shaped exit holes
  • Bark of infested trees begins to fall off due to damage from larvae
  • Control measures involve cutting down infested ash trees before they fall down
An abnormally mild winter could move up gypsy moth development.  Average winter temperatures (°F) in Michigan in 2014, 2015, and 2016 were:
*December temperatures of prior year only

The 2016 Midland County Spray Program is scheduled to begin Monday, May 23.  

We will be attending several upcoming Conferences in 2016.
  • 2016 Gypsy Moth Annual Review; Columbus, OH
  • 2016 Michigan Inland Lakes Convention; Boyne Falls, MI
  • 2016 Entomological Society of America Annual Meeting; Orlando, FL


P.O. Box 530

Sanford, MI  48657


T: (989) 689-0223