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.
Photo credit: Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture, Bugwood.org