Join a November 1st Webinar to learn about tree-of-heaven and spotted lanternfly, including the risk spotted lanternfly poses to Washington and how you can help. The Webinar will begin at 10 a.m. and end at 12:30 p.m. Pacific Standard Time. Attendees with Washington pesticide and structural pest inspector licenses will earn one recertification credit.
State agencies are asking the public to report an invasive tree called tree-of-heaven throughout October to help prevent the introduction of a harmful insect, the spotted lanternfly. Learn more by visiting this news release.
- Justin Bush, Washington Invasive Species Council
- Cassie Cichorz, Washington State Department of Agriculture
- Joshua Milnes, Washington State Department of Agriculture
- Dr. Kelli Hoover, Pennsylvania State University
- Sam Landis or John Landis, Vynecrest Vineyards (Pennsylvania)
- Dr. Kyle Beucke, California Department of Food and Agriculture
- David Pegos, California Invasive Species Advisory Committee
- Anne Schuster, Washington State Noxious Weed Control Board
- Sven-Erik Spichiger, Washington State Department of Agriculture
- Spotted Lanternfly Overview and Risk to Washington
- Spotted Lanternfly Impacts to Forests and Parks and Strategies for Detection
- Spotted Lanternfly Impacts to Vineyards in Pennsylvania
- Spotted Lanternfly Interceptions in California and Overview of Preparation
- Tree-of-Heaven Identification, Management, and Non-invasive Alternatives
- Results of October 2021 Tree-of-Heaven Census and Spotted Lanternfly Visual Survey
- Next Steps and Action Plan Overview
Register for the Webinar today!