Spotted Lanternfly Alert
Spotted lanternfly (SLF) is an invasive insect present in Montgomery County and surrounding areas in 5 eastern states. SLF threatens agriculture, tree health and it is a nuisance pest. If you see SLF, try to kill them using safe practices. They will soon be laying egg masses. Scrape egg masses. Montgomery County is within the SLF quarantine zone: use caution to not transport SLF around to new areas. Look before you leave. Inspect your car and any materials you may be transporting for any life stage of the insect.
For more information and to learn how you can control the pest on your own property, visit https://extension.psu.edu/spotted-lanternfly-management-for-homeowners or call 1-888-4BAD-FLY.
There are several meetings coming up for the public to learn about SLF. Meetings are listed at https://extension.psu.edu/spotted-lanternfly-public-meetings