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What to Do When You ‘Spot’ a Spotted Lanternfly


What are spotted lanternflies? Since 2018 there have been increasing reports of these insects invading New Jersey. Spotted lanternflies can feed on up to 70 native plants in the state, including fruit trees, grapevines and hardwood trees – specifically Tree of Heaven and Virginia creepers. Luckily, spotted lanternflies do not seem interested in feeding on common vegetable plants in residents’ […]


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