Check Trees for Signs of Spotted Lanternfly in Rochester, NY

In this The Daily News story, Jake Young of Davey's Rochester, New York, office encourages homeowners to get out and look for the spotted lanternfly, a new invasive pest spotted in New York last fall.

Posted: May 22, 2018

ROCHESTER — Jacob Young believes there could soon be a wide-scale project to eradicate the Spotted Lanternfly, but it will be tree-owners that most likely take the first step in stopping the invasive species.

As described in Jan Beglinger’s April 17 Master Gardener column, Spotted Lanternflies are a distinctively colored and destructive inch-long pest native to China and other parts of Asia. 

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 Photo credit: Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture, Bugwood.org

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