Invasive Species Specific to NYS

Spotted Lanternfly

Spotted LanternFly

 The Spotted Lanternfly (SLF) is an invasive pest from Asia. This invasive pest primarily targets tree-of-heaven, but it can also harm crucial crops and plants like grapes, hops, fruit trees, maples, and walnuts. We need your assistance in reporting SLF sightings to safeguard agriculture in New York State. Let's work together to prevent its spread and protect our valuable crops and plants! For more information on Spotted Lanternflies click on the resources below.

If you would like to find out more about spotted lanternflies, please click here. Additionally, if you are interested in learning about other invasive species in our region, you can click here.