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County: Kill Spotted Lanternflies, Don't Unintentionally Transport

Post Date:09/21/2019 2:00 PM

From the Montgomery County Department of Public Safety:

The Spotted Lanternfly (SLF) is an invasive insect present in Montgomery County and surrounding areas in five eastern states. The SLF threatens agriculture, tree health and it is a nuisance pest. There have now been many sightings in Lower Merion Township and Narberth Borough. 

If you see SLF, try to kill them using safe practices. They will soon be laying egg masses. Scrape egg masses and dispose. 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 or call 1-888-4BAD-FLY. 

There are several meetings coming up for the public to learn about SLF. Meetings are listed at

Spotted lanternfly

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