pests

Ticks
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CNN
May 25, 2020 - 3:29 pm
As warm weather sends people outdoors, some are encountering tenacious pests with no respect for social distance: Ticks go for blood in the hardest-to-reach places on the human body. Read about tick season and prevention here.
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Spotted lanternfly
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Mark Abrams
April 22, 2020 - 4:30 pm
The first hatches of the spotted lanternfly have been detected in West Philadelphia, but an expert on the pest said there’s still time to stop them. Read more here.
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Spotted lanternfly nymphs resting on a tree branch.
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Mark Abrams
March 15, 2020 - 8:38 pm
The mild winter and early spring-like temperatures could mean an early appearance of the spotted lanternfly in the region. Read more here.
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Spotted lanternfly
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AP News
March 04, 2020 - 2:39 pm
The invasive spotted lanternfly is continuing its westward march across Pennsylvania. Read more here.
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A meadow with wildflowers.
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KYW Staff
September 12, 2019 - 5:32 pm
Longwood Gardens share how they protect their plants from pests naturally.
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