The Spotted Lanternfly Is An Extremely Destructive And Invasive Species And Has Just Been Found In Ohio
If you’ve ever seen or heard of a creature called a spotted lanternfly, you should know it’s not something to dismiss or ignore. This year, Ohio saw its very first documented case of this destructive and invasive species. The Ohio Department of Agriculture warns that this odd-looking insect is important to pay attention to. Here’s what you need to know if you happen to spot a spotted lanternfly in Ohio.
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April is the Ohio staff writer for Only in Your State. She is an Ohio native with a Bachelor of Science in Journalism from E.W. Scripps School of Journalism. With more than 10 years of writing experience and a background in news reporting for Ohio newspapers, she's published pieces in multiple print and online publications. When she's not on deadline or chasing after her toddler, she's hunting for hidden gems in Ohio or getting lost in a good book.