This is NOT the bug I am referring to in this article. I can't find an actual picture of Spotted Lanternflies I am legally allowed to use so... You get a big scary bee.

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Spotted Lanternflies have brought devastation to Pennsylvania grape and cherry farmers. Now, experts say the bugs could be invading Michigan. Click here for the full story. 

They can lay their eggs on vehicles and the babies hatch in new areas.

Experts are trying to prevent the bugs arrival or detect its presence early enough to contain it before it spreads throughout the state. It could threaten agricultural crops and do millions of dollars worth of damage.

People who live in the infested area in Pennsylvania say when the adults are out feeding they become prisoners in their own homes,

said John Bedford, a recently retired Michigan Department of Agriculture and Rural Development pest specialist.

Let's not continue to fail our trees.


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