The North Carolina Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services (NCDA&CS) continues to monitor for Spotted Lanternfly (SLF) in Forsyth County, NC. Early detection and rapid response are critical to helping slow the spread of this harmful pest. To speed up the process, NCDA&CS is asking citizens not to email, but to report potential sightings to ncagr.gov/slf. Clicking on the link provided at this site will open a reporting form. Please be prepared to include a photo. NCDA&CS reviews all forms and will respond if the insect in the photo is SLF.
For additional information click on https://ncagr.gov/plantindustry/Plant/entomology/SLF.htm.