Invasive species

Spotted lanternfly
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Mark Abrams
August 25, 2019 - 4:00 am
CAMDEN COUNTY N.J. (KYW Newsradio) — Camden County officials are turning to the public for help in tracking a new threat to South Jersey's agricultural community. The spotted lanternfly has arrived in Camden County, according to Camden County spokesman Dan Keashan. "We've received two calls in...
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April 11, 2019 - 12:14 pm
By Rasa Kaye PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — ’Tis the season for getting down and dirty. Whether your garden sprawls across acres of landscaping or across a balcony of pots, April is finally the month most of us can start stirring up the soil for a new year of fabulous flora. Can you dig it? Now’s...
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Spotted lanternfly presentation
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Jim Melwert
November 02, 2018 - 2:11 pm
MEDIA, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — Experts warn damage from the invasive spotted lanternfly could cost in the billions. Hops, grapes, apples, and now Christmas trees — all are potential victims of the invasive spotted lanternfly. Slowing the spread of the pest was the topic of discussion at Penn State...
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Dreamstime
October 28, 2018 - 11:15 pm
By Matt Morrison (CBS) -- Invasive species can be ruthless. Surprisingly, they can also be adorable. When non-native plants, animals, and pathogens are introduced into a favorable new environment, they can sweep through the ecosystem and threaten the survival of the native flora and fauna. They...
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