Spotted Lanternfly Educational Training Session (Charlestown)

Spotted Lanternfly Training Sessions


Location: Charlestown Cross’ Mills Public Library 4417 Old Post Rd, Charlestown, RI 02813

Spotted Lanternfly is an invasive plant hopper insect that was introduced into the United States in 2014. Native to China, this pest is associated with the invasive Tree of Heaven (Ailanthus altissima) but can also cause significant damage to a variety of plant species, including those in the agricultural, timber, and ornamental industries and backyard plant. It's also a significant nuisance that affects the quality of life and enjoyment of the outdoors. Rhode Island is at high risk of this invasive pest.

This FREE training session will cover strategies for preparing and responding to this destructive invasive pest. Attendees can earn up to two pesticide credits

To register and for more information, please contact Michelle Saliba, Spotted Lanternfly Response Coordinator.
Call: 401-949-1770 *Email: (*preferred)

Can't make this event? Attend any one of the following Training Sessions all four sessions contain identical information:

  1. Middletown Public Library: April 2
  2. South Kingstown Peace Dale Library: April 5
  3. Warwick Central Library: April 8

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