Spotted Lanternfly Public Meeting

Spotted Lanternfly Public Meeting
submitted by Dora Boyd Simons

The Spotted Lanternfly is an extremely invasive insect that affects landscape plants as well as important Pennsylvania commodities. This pest is found here in Northampton County, one of 14 Pennsylvania Counties in the Pennsylvania State Department of Agriculture Quarantine Zone. Penn State Extension is offering a fall update seminar for those are interested in learning more about the biology of this insect and the latest developments on control options. The public meeting will be held at Gracedale Nursing Home, Tower 1 Conference Room, 2 Gracedale Ave, Nazareth, PA 18064 on September 30, 2019, 6:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.

The Spotted Lanternfly Public Meeting schedule was developed to provide updated information on the status of this pest in the affected areas of southeastern Pennsylvania. The meeting is available to all interested members of the public. The county Extension Educator will lead the discussion.

There is no cost for this event; however, seating is limited and pre-registration is required by September 26, 2019. Pre-register online at:

If you cannot register online, please call for assistance at 1-877-345-0691 Monday-Friday, 8:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Questions regarding this event can be directed to Amy Korman at or by phone at 610-813-6613.

Penn State encourages people with disabilities to participate in its programs and activities. If you anticipate needing any type of accommodation or have questions about the physical access provided, call the Northampton County Extension office at 610-813-6613.


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