SLF in New York State

NYS DEC: Kill and Report This Threat to Syrup, Apples and Beer
Maple syrup, apples, and beer - yes beer - could be compromised if an invasive pest finds it way onto more trees and plants throughout New York State, including the Capital Region. The NYS DEC recently warned New Yorkers about the seasonal return of the Spotted lanternfly (SLF) which is an invasive pest from Asia.  They primarily feed on trees and plants such as hops, maple, walnut, fruit trees an