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Penn State researchers aim to debunk myths surrounding spotted lanternfly

Some misconceptions about the spotted lanternfly came as a result of misunderstandings about the bug soon after it was discovered in Berks County in 2014.

By Rachel McDevitt

Pennsylvania sprays for gypsy moths in 19 counties, hoping to bring down a spike in the leaf-eating insect

Trees can handle some gypsy moth caterpillars, but too many mean a tree can lose too much foliage and could die.

By Anne Danahy