Spotted lanternflies spread to Rockland County

Officials say the invasive species has infestation sites in Nyack, Orangeburg, and Sloatsburg.

News 12 Staff

Aug 11, 2022, 11:57 AM

Updated 646 days ago

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Spotted lanternflies have been discovered in Rockland County.
Officials say the invasive species has infestation sites in Nyack, Orangeburg, and Sloatsburg.
Have you seen a spotted lanternfly? 
The bug sucks sap and creates black mold destroying all types of trees and is detrimental to vineyards and orchards.
Officials are asking people to help us Stop the Spread!
If you find one:
- Take a Picture
- Note the Location
- Send the Picture and Location to Spottedlanternfly@agriculture.ny.gov


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