A public meeting will be held on October 27, 2016 at 6:00PM at the Goodwill Fire Company located at 537 Chestnut Street, Bally PA for residents interested in learning more about the Spotted Lanternfly. Representatives from the Penn State Extension, PA Department of Agriculture, United States Department of Agriculture and Kutztown University will provide information regarding eradication efforts and answer questions regarding the quarantine order. The Spotted Lanternfly quarantine currently covers areas of Berks, Bucks, Chester, Lehigh and Montgomery Counties.
The PA Department of Agriculture is also seeking contractors to bid on tree removal, tree herbicide application and tree insecticide application. For contractors interested submitting a bid, a contractor training session will be held on October 27, 2016 from 1:00PM to 3:00PM at Goodwill Fire Company at 537 Chestnut Street, Bally PA. There is no cost to attend but contractors are asked to register online.