Ag officials urge residents to trap invasive Spotted Lanternflies | Five for the Weekend
That's the approach Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture officials highlighted this week on a visit to the the Indiana County Conservation District where state officials and researchers demonstrated how to use a circle trap to eliminate large numbers of spotted lanternflies without harming beneficial pollinators or small animals.
11 more counties added to Spotted Lanternfly quarantine
The addition of Adams, Armstrong, Bedford, Centre, Fulton, Indiana, Lycoming, Mercer, Snyder, Union, and Washington counties brings 45 of Pennsylvania’s 67 counties into the Spotted Lanternfly quarantine.
Businesses in two central Pa. counties to be inspected for Spotted Lanternfly quarantine compliance
The Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture announced Wednesday that it would begin permit and inspection record checks for businesses in Cumberland and York counties on Oct. 25 as the state looks to quell its Spotted Lanternfly infestation.
Trading one pest for another: Goodbye, cicadas; Begone, spotted lanternflies! | Five for the Weekend
Happy weekend, all. Just when you think the bug parade across Pennsylvania has ceased, (bye, Cicadas!) pests like the nymph stage Spotted Lanternflies (SLF), pictured above, make their appearance. I had the misfortunate of discovering SLFs at my home in Lebanon County this week, which means I spent most of the week plotting their demise. According to the […]
A different kind of quarantine: state officials track spotted lanternflies in 8 more counties
The eight newly quarantined counties run from the state’s eastern border to its southwestern border and include Cambria, Cameron, Franklin, Lackawanna Montour, Pike, Wayne and Westmoreland counties.