How to Destroy Spotted Lanternfly Eggs and Report Your Efforts
Posted: March 15, 2017
Residents of the infested area are encouraged to inspect their trees and other objects for spotted lanternfly egg masses, and destroy them before they hatch. Experts expect the eggs will start to hatch in early May, so late March through April is a great time to do this.
- How to scrape and destroy eggs
- For a longer discussion and tips to identify egg masses, see the first part of this video done in cooperation with PA senator Judy Schwank.
- If you successfully destroy spotted lanternfly egg masses, please report your efforts to the PA Department of Agriculture. This information is important to help continue the eradication effort and also for research to know where high populations are being found.