Browntail Moth Info

Posted on June 15, 2020 by | News


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.