An Onslaught Of Lanternflies Is Taking Over Pennsylvania And Here’s What You Need To Know

Eastern Pennsylvania’s trees are under attack, and Pennsylvania needs your help to stop the damage. For the past five years, 14 counties in Eastern Pennsylvania have been dealing with an onslaught of spotted lanternflies, particularly predominant in the spring and in the summer, that damages trees and causes problems for residents. Here’s a bit about the spotted lanternfly in Pennsylvania, including what to immediately do if you see them.

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Have you seen the spotted lanternfly in Pennsylvania? Share your experience in the comments! Soon, we’ll be turning our attention to the cold, snowy days of winter. Click here for the Old Farmers’ Almanac’s Predictions for Pennsylvania for winter 2019-2020.

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