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May 21, 2021 - Harrisburg, PA

Department of Agriculture Demonstrates Safe, Effective Trap for Spotted Lanternflies as Destructive Pest Hatch Escalates

In Harrisburg, a specialist from the PA Department of Agriculture demonstrated how homeowners can use a circle trap to eliminate large numbers of destructive Spotted Lanternflies without harming beneficial pollinators or small animals.

"Lanternflies are here, and anyone who lives in an infested area knows what a nuisance they are," said Jay Losiewicz, a specialist whose job involves managing staff working in the field to control the invasive pest. "Circle traps are inexpensive to buy, easy to make with items you may have around the house and very effective.

"If you're unlucky enough to have them on your property, this is one way you can help get rid of them and keep them from spreading. Trap or squish as many as you can at home, but don't forget to check your car before you leave so you don't take them with you."



<a href="https://filesource.wostreaming.net/commonwealthofpa/photo/18762_agric_slftrap_dz_001.jpg" target="_blank">⇣ Download Photo<br></a>Jay Losiewicz, a specialist with the PA Department of Agriculture demonstrates how to use a circle trap.Today in Harrisburg, a specialist from the PA Department of Agriculture demonstrated how homeowners can use a circle trap to eliminate large numbers of destructive Spotted Lanternflies without harming beneficial pollinators or small animals.   Harrisburg, PA  May 21, 2021 <a href="https://filesource.wostreaming.net/commonwealthofpa/photo/18762_agric_slftrap_dz_002.jpg" target="_blank">⇣ Download Photo<br></a>Spotted Lanternflies climbing a tree. Today in Harrisburg, a specialist from the PA Department of Agriculture demonstrated how homeowners can use a circle trap to eliminate large numbers of destructive Spotted Lanternflies without harming beneficial pollinators or small animals.   Harrisburg, PA  May 21, 2021 <a href="https://filesource.wostreaming.net/commonwealthofpa/photo/18762_agric_slftrap_dz_003.jpg" target="_blank">⇣ Download Photo<br></a>Jay Losiewicz, a specialist with the PA Department of Agriculture speaking with the press. Today in Harrisburg, a specialist from the PA Department of Agriculture demonstrated how homeowners can use a circle trap to eliminate large numbers of destructive Spotted Lanternflies without harming beneficial pollinators or small animals.   Harrisburg, PA  May 21, 2021 <a href="https://filesource.wostreaming.net/commonwealthofpa/photo/18762_agric_slftrap_dz_004.jpg" target="_blank">⇣ Download Photo<br></a>PA Department of Agriculture Press Secretary, Shannon Powers speaking with the press.Today in Harrisburg, a specialist from the PA Department of Agriculture demonstrated how homeowners can use a circle trap to eliminate large numbers of destructive Spotted Lanternflies without harming beneficial pollinators or small animals.   Harrisburg, PA  May 21, 2021 <a href="https://filesource.wostreaming.net/commonwealthofpa/photo/18762_agric_slftrap_dz_005.jpg" target="_blank">⇣ Download Photo<br></a>A circle trap deployed on a tree. Today in Harrisburg, a specialist from the PA Department of Agriculture demonstrated how homeowners can use a circle trap to eliminate large numbers of destructive Spotted Lanternflies without harming beneficial pollinators or small animals.   Harrisburg, PA  May 21, 2021 <a href="https://filesource.wostreaming.net/commonwealthofpa/photo/18762_agric_slftrap_dz_006.jpg" target="_blank">⇣ Download Photo<br></a>Today in Harrisburg, a specialist from the PA Department of Agriculture demonstrated how homeowners can use a circle trap to eliminate large numbers of destructive Spotted Lanternflies without harming beneficial pollinators or small animals.   Harrisburg, PA  May 21, 2021 <a href="https://filesource.wostreaming.net/commonwealthofpa/photo/18762_agric_slftrap_dz_007.jpg" target="_blank">⇣ Download Photo<br></a>Spotted Lanternflies climbing a tree. Today in Harrisburg, a specialist from the PA Department of Agriculture demonstrated how homeowners can use a circle trap to eliminate large numbers of destructive Spotted Lanternflies without harming beneficial pollinators or small animals.   Harrisburg, PA  May 21, 2021 <a href="https://filesource.wostreaming.net/commonwealthofpa/photo/18762_agric_slftrap_dz_008.jpg" target="_blank">⇣ Download Photo<br></a>Jay Losiewicz, a specialist with the PA Department of Agriculture demonstrates how to use a circle trap.Today in Harrisburg, a specialist from the PA Department of Agriculture demonstrated how homeowners can use a circle trap to eliminate large numbers of destructive Spotted Lanternflies without harming beneficial pollinators or small animals.   Harrisburg, PA  May 21, 2021 <a href="https://filesource.wostreaming.net/commonwealthofpa/photo/18762_agric_slftrap_dz_009.jpg" target="_blank">⇣ Download Photo<br></a>A circle trap deployed on a tree. Today in Harrisburg, a specialist from the PA Department of Agriculture demonstrated how homeowners can use a circle trap to eliminate large numbers of destructive Spotted Lanternflies without harming beneficial pollinators or small animals.   Harrisburg, PA  May 21, 2021 <a href="https://filesource.wostreaming.net/commonwealthofpa/photo/18762_agric_slftrap_dz_010.jpg" target="_blank">⇣ Download Photo<br></a>Jay Losiewicz, a specialist with the PA Department of Agriculture demonstrates how to use a circle trap.Today in Harrisburg, a specialist from the PA Department of Agriculture demonstrated how homeowners can use a circle trap to eliminate large numbers of destructive Spotted Lanternflies without harming beneficial pollinators or small animals.   Harrisburg, PA  May 21, 2021 <a href="https://filesource.wostreaming.net/commonwealthofpa/photo/18762_agric_slftrap_dz_011.jpg" target="_blank">⇣ Download Photo<br></a>A circle trap deployed on a tree. Today in Harrisburg, a specialist from the PA Department of Agriculture demonstrated how homeowners can use a circle trap to eliminate large numbers of destructive Spotted Lanternflies without harming beneficial pollinators or small animals.   Harrisburg, PA  May 21, 2021 <a href="https://filesource.wostreaming.net/commonwealthofpa/photo/18762_agric_slftrap_dz_012.jpg" target="_blank">⇣ Download Photo<br></a>PA Department of Agriculture Press Secretary, Shannon Powers speaking with the press.Today in Harrisburg, a specialist from the PA Department of Agriculture demonstrated how homeowners can use a circle trap to eliminate large numbers of destructive Spotted Lanternflies without harming beneficial pollinators or small animals.   Harrisburg, PA  May 21, 2021 <a href="https://filesource.wostreaming.net/commonwealthofpa/photo/18762_agric_slftrap_dz_013.jpg" target="_blank">⇣ Download Photo<br></a>Jay Losiewicz, a specialist with the PA Department of Agriculture speaking with the press. Today in Harrisburg, a specialist from the PA Department of Agriculture demonstrated how homeowners can use a circle trap to eliminate large numbers of destructive Spotted Lanternflies without harming beneficial pollinators or small animals.   Harrisburg, PA  May 21, 2021 <a href="https://filesource.wostreaming.net/commonwealthofpa/photo/18762_agric_slftrap_dz_014.jpg" target="_blank">⇣ Download Photo<br></a>Jay Losiewicz, a specialist with the PA Department of Agriculture demonstrates how to use a circle trap.Today in Harrisburg, a specialist from the PA Department of Agriculture demonstrated how homeowners can use a circle trap to eliminate large numbers of destructive Spotted Lanternflies without harming beneficial pollinators or small animals.   Harrisburg, PA  May 21, 2021 <a href="https://filesource.wostreaming.net/commonwealthofpa/photo/18762_agric_slftrap_dz_015.jpg" target="_blank">⇣ Download Photo<br></a>A circle trap deployed on a tree. Today in Harrisburg, a specialist from the PA Department of Agriculture demonstrated how homeowners can use a circle trap to eliminate large numbers of destructive Spotted Lanternflies without harming beneficial pollinators or small animals.   Harrisburg, PA  May 21, 2021 <a href="https://filesource.wostreaming.net/commonwealthofpa/photo/18762_agric_slftrap_dz_016.jpg" target="_blank">⇣ Download Photo<br></a>Today in Harrisburg, a specialist from the PA Department of Agriculture demonstrated how homeowners can use a circle trap to eliminate large numbers of destructive Spotted Lanternflies without harming beneficial pollinators or small animals.   Harrisburg, PA  May 21, 2021 <a href="https://filesource.wostreaming.net/commonwealthofpa/photo/18762_agric_slftrap_dz_017.jpg" target="_blank">⇣ Download Photo<br></a>Jay Losiewicz, a specialist with the PA Department of Agriculture speaking with the press. Today in Harrisburg, a specialist from the PA Department of Agriculture demonstrated how homeowners can use a circle trap to eliminate large numbers of destructive Spotted Lanternflies without harming beneficial pollinators or small animals.   Harrisburg, PA  May 21, 2021 <a href="https://filesource.wostreaming.net/commonwealthofpa/photo/18762_agric_slftrap_dz_018.jpg" target="_blank">⇣ Download Photo<br></a>PA Department of Agriculture Press Secretary, Shannon Powers speaking with the press.Today in Harrisburg, a specialist from the PA Department of Agriculture demonstrated how homeowners can use a circle trap to eliminate large numbers of destructive Spotted Lanternflies without harming beneficial pollinators or small animals.   Harrisburg, PA  May 21, 2021 <a href="https://filesource.wostreaming.net/commonwealthofpa/photo/18762_agric_slftrap_dz_019.jpg" target="_blank">⇣ Download Photo<br></a>Tools for making a circle trap.  Today in Harrisburg, a specialist from the PA Department of Agriculture demonstrated how homeowners can use a circle trap to eliminate large numbers of destructive Spotted Lanternflies without harming beneficial pollinators or small animals.   Harrisburg, PA  May 21, 2021