The spotted lanternfly is an invasive species that has made its way to Pennsylvania. This insect harms the agriculture in the area they take over. Read last week's web story to learn more about spotted lanternflies.
Spotted lanternflys destroy the agriculture in areas they infest. When you see them squash or step on them to kill them and prevent the spread.
If you see a spotted lanternfly you should report it on the PA Department of Agriculture website or call 1-888-4BADFLY!
Certain areas have been quarantined due to mass amounts of the insects. Visit the PA Department of Agriculture's website to learn which areas are in quarantine and the regulations those areas must follow!