By Caitlyn Scott & Madison Stokes | Staff Writers
With temperatures rising and the sun making its due appearance in the ‘Burg, many parts of the region will, unfortunately, be “welcoming” back an unwanted visitor for the summer season.
The spotted lanternfly (SLF) has become an annual visitor to Alleghany County since 2020, traveling from its native areas of China, India and Vietnam to feed upon Pittsburgh’s delectable plants, trees and crops.
With the rapid spread of these insects, cracking down on containing lanternflies is a team effort.
Check out the July issue of The Northside Chronicle for the full story.