Medford News

7/1/2019 - SPOTTED LANTERNFLY INVASIVE SPECIES

The Spotted Lanternfly, an invasive flying insect species which looks like a moth, has been discovered in NJ. Adults typically emerge in July.  It destroys trees and other ornamentals.  If you see one, please report it to the NJDEP.   Please see below for more information.

https://www.nj.gov/agriculture/divisions/pi/prog/spottedlanternfly.html 

https://www.washingtonpost.com/lifestyle/home/this-is-going-to-be-a-bad-one-a-new-pest-is-causing-quarantines-in-va-and-pa/2019/06/25/7f9659f0-91ff-11e9-aadb-74e6b2b46f6a_story.html?noredirect=on&utm_term=.2f821b204717

 

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