Thursday, February 22, 2018

Spotted Lanternfly Information Session

To help educate and raise awareness of the threat and provide assistance in case of detection, Penn State Extension is sponsoring a FREE information session for    members of the green industry, forest products industry and general public. The session is being held on Wednesday, April 4, 2018 at the Penn State University Earth and Engineering Sciences Building, Room 114 located on White Course Drive, University Park, PA from 6:00 - 8:00 PM

The program is free and open to the public. However, prior registration is required.  You can register online or by phone:

Presentations and discussions will be provided by the following:
Julie Urban - Senior Research Associate, Penn State Department of Entomology
The Spotted Lanternfly, Lycorma delicatula: What we know, and what we need to know, about this invasive insect
Dave Jackson - Forest Resources Educator, Penn State Extension
Identification and Control of Tree of Heaven: Preferred Host of the Spotted Lanternfly
Tom Butzler - Horticulture Educator, Penn State Extension
Quarantine Regulations and Control Measures for Spotted Lanternfly

The program has been approved for Pesticide Education Credits in categories: Core, Private Category, Fruit and Nuts, Vegetable Crops, Forest Pest Control, Ornamental and Shade Trees, Right of Way & Weeds, Demonstration and Research, Park / School Pest Control

It has also been approved for International Society of Arborculture (ISA) Continuing education credits.

This event is provided by Penn State Extensio - Centre County. For more additional information please call Penn State Extension - Centre County 814-355-4897.

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