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2016 Gypsy Moth Suppression Program

 

PIKE COUNTY GYPSY MOTH APPLICATIONS NOW AVAILABLE!

 

 

Accepting Applications--Pike County is now accepting applications from residents and community associations who would like to be considered for gypsy moth spraying.  This is a state program,run by the PA Department of Conservation and Natural Resources (DCNR)with

cooperation from Pike County.  Any person who would like to be evaluated for possibleinclusion in this program must submit an application to:

PIKE COUNTY GYPSY MOTH PROGRAM, 556 Route 402,Blooming Grove,PA18428.

 

NOTE: STATE and FEDERAL funding for this 2016 gypsy moth program has not yet

                              been announced. Pike County's program IS CONTINGENT on receiving this funding for the program.                                                 

 

 

The Gypsy Moth Program guidelines require a 23-acreminimum spray block size. We strongly encourage residents to speak with neighbors to ensure you meet this spray block size.

 

Individual applications must be submitted with a $20.00 non-refundable application fee. Community applications must be submitted with a $75.00 non-refundable application fee.   APPLICATION DEADLINE IS SEPTEMBER 1,2015. 

 

Applications are available on the web at www.pikeconservation.org,or they can be picked up at the County Administration Building in Milford, Municipal offices, or by contacting the Pike County Conservation District at 570-226-8220.

 

Please note that submitting an application and fee only allows your property to be evaluated for the program. It does not guarantee that the property will be included in theprogram. Properties will be evaluated in Fall 2015 and landowners will then be billed for a portion of the costs for spraying. Costs have not yet been determined. Costs will be based on the total acres included in the spray program AND the level of STATE and FEDERAL funds allocated for the 2016 program.

 

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