This article summarizes one method of capturing and killing spotted lanternfly (SLF): placing sticky bands on trees.
Charles David Ray, Ph.D.
Most people think hardwood is hard, and softwood is soft. Sometimes true, but not necessarily.
This insect is considered a threat to some crops and many people are working to try to prevent it from spreading.
To prevent the movement of this insect, avoid moving yard waste such as woody plant debris (fallen trees or branches and tree trimmings) outside the quarantine area.
Some tips to help you avoid spreading Spotted Lanternfly (SLF) and be in compliance with the Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture (PDA) regulations.