This webinar was developed to provide information on Spotted Lanternfly, an invasive pest that has been found to feed on 70 species of plants in both the agricultural and urban segments of the Northeastern United States. The Spotted Lanternfly is an excellent hitchhiker and moves primarily through human movement giving it the potential to show up anywhere in the United States. It is important to know how to properly identify this pest and report is sighting.
The webinar will be one hour in length and cover;
• Overview of SLF –biology and Identification
• Overview of hosts
• Monitoring and Management strategies
• Regulatory update
• Questions from participants will be encouraged
Co-presented by NYS IPM, NYS Dept of Ag & Markets, and Northeastern IPM Center