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Spotted Lanternfly Public Meetings

Feb 14, 2018 • by Penn State Extension Lehigh County
Spotted Lanternfly

Allentown, Pa. – The Spotted Lanternfly is an extremely invasive insect that affects gardens and landscape plants as well as important Pennsylvania commodities.  This past fall, the quarantine for Spotted Lanternfly expanded to include thirteen counties in southeastern Pennsylvania.  Penn State Extension is offering public meetings for interested individuals to provide the latest information regarding control of the Spotted Lanternfly and what the public can do to help. 

All meetings are from 7:00-9:00 p.m. The public meeting schedule is as follows:

February 28   Upper Saucon Township Municipal Building

5500 Camp Meeting Rd, Center Valley PA 18034

March 7          Weisenberg Fire Department

2500 Golden Key Rd, Kutztown PA 19530

March 13        Whitehall Township Municipal Building

3219 MacArthur Rd, Whitehall PA 18052

March 14        New Tripoli Fire Company

7242 Decatur St, New Tripoli PA 18066

March 21        Salisbury Township Municipal Building

2900 S Pike Ave, Allentown PA 18103

March 28        Lower Macungie Township Community Center

3450 Brookside Rd, Macungie PA 18062

March 29        Lower Macungie Township Community Center

3450 Brookside Rd, Macungie PA 18062

April 4            Upper Macungie Township Municipal Building

8330 Schantz Rd, Breinigsville PA 18031

Bring your questions and join us for discussions on the current status of this invasive insect, information on the quarantine, preparation for insect control in the 2018 season, and how individuals and communities can help stop the spread of this insect.

There is no cost however, seating is limited and pre-registration is required.  To register online:  or call 1-877-345-0691

For more information or questions call Penn State Extension Lehigh County at 610-391-9840 or email [email protected].

Penn State encourages people with disabilities to participate in its programs and activities.  If you anticipate needing any type of accommodation or have questions about the physical access provided, call the Lehigh County Extension office at 610-391-9840.

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