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As the Weather Cools, Spotted Lanternflies are Laying Their Eggs

Magi Kern

Pennsylvanians can be seen stomping along sidewalks, bridges and porches. No, it’s not the latest dance craze, it’s an attempt to squash the invasive spotted lanternfly. WESA’s Katie Blackley reports the cooler temperatures also mean the insect is ready to lay its eggs.

Read the full story at: https://www.wesa.fm/environment-energy/2022-09-23/spotted-lanternflies-are-laying-their-eggs-heres-how-to-stop-the-invasive-insects-spread

(Original air-date: 9/27/22)

Katie Blackley is a digital editor/producer for 90.5 WESA, where she writes, edits and generates both web and on-air content for features and daily broadcast. She's the producer and host of our Good Question! series and podcast. She also covers history and the LGBTQ community.