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Hatch of spotted lanternfly observed in Cincinnati
Jonathon Shields, Agriculture Inspection Manager with the Ohio Department of Agriculture, has confirmed a hatch of spotted lanternfly in Cincinnati.
How to avoid spreading invasive plant species on hikes
Learn how to avoid coming into contact with invasive plant species while you're hiking and how to prevent spreading their seeds.
Planting Callery pear no longer permitted in Ohio
It is now illegal to sell, grow, or plant Callery pear in Ohio because of its invasive qualities and likelihood to cause economic or environmental harm.
Report hemlock woolly adelgids to ODNR
ODNR is encouraging people to report sightings of hemlock woolly adelgids, insects that can threaten hemlock forests.
What can be done about invasives in your pasture?
Pasture walks and inspections help determine where invasive plants are taking root. Learn how to control invasive species when you find them.
How to identify and control invasive tree-of-heaven in forests
One way to make a forest stand healthier is to control invasive species. Tree-of-heaven is an invasive that grows along field edges or areas of disturbance.
Invasive bush honeysuckle needs to be controlled
There are several different bush honeysuckle species in Ohio. Grouping them together, they are one of the most threatening invasive species in the state.
Do you know what’s in your firewood?
Follow these tips so you don't accidentally transport invasive insects like emerald ash borer or fungi like oak wilt to new areas when purchasing firewood.
Spotted lanternfly is a plant stressor, but is no locust, OSU...
Spotted lanternflies have infested much of the Pennsylvania and other parts of the eastern U.S., and have moved West into other states, like Ohio. But while spotted lanternflies present a threat to some crops, it’s important to take a step back and look at their actual impact.
Help slow the spread of the spotted lanternfly
Julie Geiss encounters the spotted lanternfly for the first time during an outing at Kennywood and is reminded of how vigilance can help stop its spread.