Township News & General Information
Spotted Lanternfly -Pest Alert
Limerick Township is in the Quarantine Area for this pest. Please take some time to familiarize yourself with how you can help eradicate this pest from our region and help protect the agricultural community from its affects.
PLEASE NOTE: The PA Department of Agriculture notified us that since Limerick Township is already in the Quarantine Area, you do not need to report when you see them on your property.
However, if you see a Spotted Lanternfly outside of the Quarantine Area - especially if you are outside of Pennsylvania and see one - please report it to the PA Department of Agriculture immediately by emailing email@example.com or by calling 1-866-253-7189
Please take steps to avoid relocating materials out of the area and do your best to eliminate the insects with the proper use of insecticides or call a tree expert. Between October - May, when eggs masses are deposited, be sure to scrape the eggs and dispose of them properly using solutions such as hand-sanitizer and double bag them before throwing away.
As of February 2019 - The following counties are currently under quarantine:
Berks Bucks Carbon Chester Delaware Lancaster Lebanon Lehigh Monroe Montgomery Northampton