Past Control Efforts


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Past Control Efforts


Grahm and Kitsap Naval Base - Bangor 2018

The Washington State Department of Agriculture treated 1,300 acres in Pierce and Kitsap counties in 2018. Visit our 2018 eradication page for maps, environmental assessments, and more details.


Capitol Hill, Kent, Tacoma, Gig Harbor, Nisqually, Lacey and Vancouver 2016

The Washington State Department of Agriculture (WSDA) completed treatments of seven sites totally 10,500 acres in April and May of 2016 as a result of catching 22 European gypsy moths in Capitol Hill and 10 Asian gypsy moths at the remaining locations. Egg masses were also located at the Capitol Hill site.
 

2016 USDA Gypsy Moth Environmental Assessment 

The U.S. Department of Agriculture's Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) made an environmental assessment for the 2016 Gypsy Moth Cooperative Eradication Program in Washington State available for comment in March 2016. After reviewing public comments, APHIS issued a Finding of No Significant Impact (FONSI.) See the original NEPA document, the FONSI, and public comments below.

 

2016 WA State Environmental Assessment  

The Washington State Department of Agriculture (WSDA), Plant Protection Division has issued a determination of nonsignificance (DNS) under the State Environmental Policy Act Rules (Chapter 197-11 WAC) for the Gypsy Moth Eradication Programs. After review of a completed environmental checklist and other information on file with the agency, WSDA has determined this proposal will not have a probable significant adverse impact on the environment.

A copy of the determination of nonsignificance and checklists for each treatment site are available for review below.

The documents were available for public comment until March 30. Public comments are available below.

Seattle SEPA Checklist
Kent SEPA Checklist
Tacoma SEPA Checklist
Gig Harbor SEPA Checklist
Nisqually SEPA ChecklistClick here for map
Lacey SEPA Checklist
Vancouver SEPA Checklist
Determination of non-significance - all sites
Public Comments Received by March 30, 2016

Click here for more information about the 2015 trapping and 2016 treatments.


Yacolt (Clark County) - 2015

The Washington State Department of Agriculture (WSDA) completed treatment of a 220-acre site in Yacolt in the spring of 2015 as a result of catching 16 gypsy moths in the area in the summer of 2014. Egg masses and pupal cases were also found, indicating a reproducing population was present.


Tukwila and Renton (King County) - 2013

The Washington State Department of Agriculture (WSDA) completed treatments of the following 180-acre site in Tukwila and Renton in the spring and summer of 2013 as a result of catching 25 gypsy moths in the area in the summer of 2012. Egg masses and pupal cases were also found indicating a reproducing population was present.


Eatonville (Pierce County) - 2012

The Washington State Department of Agriculture (WSDA) completed treatment of the following 13-acre site in Eatonville in the spring of 2012 as a result of catching two gypsy moths in the area in the summer of 2011. Egg masses and pupal cases were also found indicating a reproducing population was present.


Puyallup (Pierce County) - 2012

WSDA completed treatment of the following 43-acre site in Puyallup in the spring of 2012 as a result of catching 10 gypsy moths in the area in the summer of 2011. Caterpillars and egg masses were also found indicating a reproducing population was present.


Puyallup (Pierce County) - 2011

WSDA completed treatment of the following 29-acre site in Puyallup in the spring of 2011 as a result of catching seven gypsy moths in the area in the summer of 2010. Egg masses were also found in 2010 indicating a reproducing population was present.


Kent (King County) - 2007

WSDA completed treatment of the following 25-acre site in Kent in the spring of 2007 as a result of catching 43 gypsy moths in the area in the summer of 2006.  Egg masses were also found indicating the presence of a reproducing population. 


Madison (Seattle) - 2006

WSDA completed treatment of the following 100-acre site in the Madison area of Seattle in the spring of 2006 as a result of catching 5 gypsy moths in the area in the summer of 2005, and multiple catches in the past 3 years. 

 


Rosemont (Bellevue) - 2006

WSDA completed treatment of the following 5.5-acre site in the Rosemont neighborhood of Bellevue in the spring of 2006 as a result of catching 2 gypsy moths in the area in the summer of 2005.  Pupal cases were also found at Rosemont indicating a reproducing population was present in the area.


Eastlake (Seattle) - 2005

WSDA completed treatment of the following 12-acre site in Eastlake in the spring of 2005 as a result of catching 5 gypsy moths in the area in the summer of 2004. Egg masses were also found at Eastlake indicating a reproducing population was present in the area.


Evergreen Ridge (Kitsap County) - 2005

WSDA completed treatment of the following 200-acre site in the Evergreen Ridge community in the spring of 2005 as a result of catching 20 gypsy moths in the area in the summer of 2004.