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Invitation to Spotted Lanternfly Public Meeting

by Penn State Extension

Apr 16, 2021
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Spotted Lanternfly is an invasive insect that has spread throughout southeastern Pennsylvania and nearby states. Join us for the Spotted Lanternfly Public Meeting and learn how to recognize Spotted Lanternfly and what you can do to help stop its spread.

Lycorma delicatula, commonly known as the Spotted Lanternfly (SLF), is a new invasive insect that has spread throughout southeastern Pennsylvania since its discovery in Berks County in 2014. SLF presents a significant threat to Pennsylvania agriculture, including the grape, tree-fruit, hardwood, and nursery industries, which collectively are worth nearly $18 billion to the state’s economy.

Topics

  • How to identify the Spotted Lanternfly.
  • Impacts on local industry and communities.
  • Current quarantine areas in Pennsylvania.
  • Actions you can take to help stop the spread.

We hope you can join us!

When: Mon., Apr. 26, 2021 (7:00 PM – 8:00 PM ET)

Format: Live Online via Zoom

This event is being offered at no charge to participants. Registration is required to receive the link to access the webinar. Registrants will also receive access to the webinar recording. Registration deadline is April 26th at 7 P.M.

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