Browntail Moth Info

Posted on June 15, 2020 by | News

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Browntail moths are showing up across the Midcoast area so being informed about what they look like and how to treat any exposure are your best defenses!

The moths have 2 distinctive orange spots on their back.  A rash is the result of exposure to their hairs; the hairs can be toxic for 3 years, are very small, and move around easily.

Here is a link to a comprehensive resource on Browntail Moths.

This is an article that includes suggested remedies for exposure.