Come and learn about this invasive insect that has Berks County under quarantine. This free workshop, presented by a Penn State Master Gardener, will inform the general public of the threat, what to look for, and what you can do about it. The library will remain open for questions afterward.
The spotted lanternfly (Lycorma delicatula) is an invasive pest from Asia that made its first North American appearance in Berks County, but is now established in 13 counties. It threatens the grape, tree fruit, hops, and lumber industries. Its tendency to cover trees. It produces large amounts of sticky honeydew that also threatens the enjoyment of home landscapes.
Registration is requested, but not required. Please contact the Library by calling (610-678-8771) or emailing (firstname.lastname@example.org. pa.us).