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Julie Geiss outlines some invasive plant species spreading within the U.S. today and ponders the best management techniques.

Most importantly, if you see a spotted lanternfly, let your inner child fly and stomp on that bug as hard and fast as you can.

Concerned about the spotted lanternfly and its spread within Pennsylvania and surrounding states? Learn more about the latest management techniques.

Ohioans better prepare — the spotted lanternfly was confirmed in Beaver and Allegheny counties, in Pa., just across the border from Columbiana County, Ohio.

SALEM, Ohio — Live spotted lanternfly egg masses were recently found in Beaver County, near Conway Railyard, about 15 miles from the Ohio border. To date, the Beaver County sighting is the closest reported to Ohio. These signs have some Ohioans worried the Buckeye state might be the next on the pests’ list. Joe Boggs, of Ohio State University Extension, said it is likely to end up in Ohio sooner or later. “We have no reason ... to believe that it won’t make its way to Ohio,” he said.

Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture Deputy Secretary Fred Strathmeyer recently spoke to Philadelphians about the invasive spotted lanternfly.

Learn how to obtain and install sticky bands to manage spotted lanternflies on your property, while avoiding bycatch — accidentally trapping other animals.

The round goby poses a threat to endangered freshwater mussels in Pennsylvania's French Creek and could to spread to the Chesapeake Bay, eventually.

From fall to spring, destroying spotted lanternfly egg masses helps stop the spread of the invasive pest. Learn how to identify and dispose of them.

The impact of the spotted lanternfly has prompted a group of university, regulatory and agricultural industry representatives to fight the looming threat.