Ag Dept. Adds Bedford County, 10 Others to Spotted Lanternfly Quarantine
March 31, 2022
As the invasive spotted lanternfly's spring hatch approaches, Agriculture Secretary Russell Redding announced that the department has added 11 counties to Pennsylvania's quarantine zone. Adams, Armstrong, Bedford, Centre, Fulton, Indiana, Lycoming, Mercer, Snyder, Union, and Washington counties bring the total to 45 Pennsylvania counties quarantined.
"Spotted lanternflies threaten outdoor businesses and quality of life as well as grapes and other valuable crops Pennsylvania's economy depends on," Redding said. "It's up to every Pennsylvanian to be on the lookout for these bad bugs. Walk yo...