Last year the oldest standing Oak at the Quabbin Reservoir died due to repeated attacks by the Gypsy Moth. The affect of repeated defoliation on trees is widely known, but
Spotted lanternfly is here and continuing to spread across the states. If it continues, the impact could be devastating. Recently, Don Grosman, Arborjet Entomologist, attended two spotted lanternfly (SLF) summits.
Japanese beetles hatch early in the summer, typically around July 4th, leaving most of the season for them to cause plant damage to forests, farms, flowers, ornamental trees, and shrubs.