Spotted Lantern Fly found in neighborhood … danger to trees and vegetation
One neighbor near Parkman/Bigelow area reported that a Spotted Lantern Fly (SLF) infestation was found on his property as vines were being cleared in the back yard on July 12. Another neighbor on Lytton reported finding a dead nymph on his walkway several days ago.
SLF is an invasive species capable of significant damage to trees, vines, crops, and other vegetation.
SLF is not harmful to humans but damage to trees and yard plants can be extensive.
Useful Websites as a source of further information, re reporting and killing these predators:
Relevant YouTube videos
What is a Spotted Lanternfly?
How to Remove Spotted Lanternfly Eggs
Spotted Lanternfly Egg Masses – Scrape Crusader
This video describes how you can build a simple device which can be used to remove Spotted Lanternfly Egg Masses from your trees
NEIGHBORS ….. PLEASE BE EDUCATED ABOUT THIS DANGER AND HELP DESTROY NESTS AND EGGS AS A PREVENTION OF HARM TO TREES AND PLANTS.