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  • New York State Integrated Pest Management
Adult spotted lanternfly might have disappeared with summer, but they're simply gearing up for next season.

SLF will lay eggs on any solid surface, including trees, tires—even lawn furniture. Scrape the eggs by putting them in doubled sealable bags, alcohol or hand sanitizer or by smashing or burning them. Fewer eggs this winter mean fewer SLF next summer. 

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