1) IMPORTANT SPOTTED LANTERNFLY
LCCD IS OUT IN THE FIELD STOPPING LANTERNFLIES IN LEHIGH COUNTY NOW!
As we begin 2020 mitigation efforts for spotted lanternfly, we know that the combination of egg mass scraping, tree banding for nymphs, and the use of insecticidal soaps and botanical neem oils are all very important first steps for the control of the spotted lanternfly. We encourage residents to focus vigilantly on these efforts while the insects are in their early stages. This is a large task that requires a community effort from everyone in Lehigh County! With your help we can work to eradicate the Spotted Lanternfly.
This is a large task that requires a community effort from everyone in Lehigh County! With your help we can work to eradicate the Spotted Lanternfly. If you need tree bands, mitigation advice, or feel that you need a site assessment for possible control, please send an email to
For current educational information, please visit https://extension.psu.edu/spotted-lanternfly
2) PERMITTING INFORMATION:
On May 1st ,2019 it became mandatory for all commercial vehicles traveling within or out of the Spotted Lanternfly quarantine zone to have a travel permit.
PDA along with the Pennsylvania State police will be conducting checks on commercial vehicles traveling within this zone. The travel permit indicates that your employees have been trained to conduct vehicle inspections before and after traveling. The permitting process is free of charge and can be accessed by clicking on the following link:
If you have questions regarding controlling Spotted Lanternfly on your property or in your area contact Jeff Carroll at the Lehigh County Conservation District:
(610) 391-9583 EXT. 19
If you have questions about the permits or the permitting process, email the Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture:
THE SPOTTED LANTERNFLY
CITIZEN SCIENCE BANDING PROJECT
In effort to reduce the spread of Spotted Lanternfly, LCCD is providing banding materials to residents in Lehigh County who are facing SLF nymph insect infestations on their trees. Neighborhood communities are making banding efforts most effective by joining together and banding as many infested trees as possible in a given community.
To obtain free banding material and to learn more about starting a community banding effort in your neighborhood, please watch the video by clicking on the link below and contact us:
Click Here To Watch The Spotted Lanternfly Banding Video
SPOTTED LANTERNFLY PRESENTATIONS
LEHIGH COUNTY CONSERVATION DISTRICT (LCCD)