Office of Mosquito Control
150 Morris Turnpike (Frankford Township)
Newton, NJ 07860
973-940-5225 Fax: 973-940-5227
Hours: Monday-Friday 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. except holidays

Free SLF Traps to Sussex County Residents

The Office of Mosquito Control is giving away two free reusable Spotted Lanternfly Traps per Sussex County resident thanks to the NJ Department of Agriculture Spotted Lanternfly Grant.

To receive your trap, all you have to do is click the link below and fill out the information in the survey.

Lanternfly Survey >>

Then residents can pick up their trap at the Sussex County Office of Mosquito Control, located at 150 Morris Turnpike, Newton NJ 07860.

Additional Dates are now available to pick up Spotted Lanternfly (SLF) Traps.

Residents who have registered to obtain Spotted Lanternfly Traps can pick up their two free traps at the Mosquito Office during normal hours of operation, Monday through Friday from 8:00 AM to 4:30 PM or on the following two Saturdays in December:

Days: Saturday, December 9 and December 16, 2023
Time: 9:00 AM – 2:00 PM
Location: Sussex County Office of Mosquito Control, 150 Morris Turnpike, Newton (Frankford Twp.), NJ 07860

For information on how to set up your trap click here: Reusable Trap Guidelines

Coming in 2024! Be a part of the Sussex Rutgers Extension Citizen Project! Residents who claim their free SLF trap will have the option to report collections to the Extension Service through the 2024 season. This project will help provide insight into the SLF population distribution in Sussex County and how they are impacting our communities.