Spotted Lanternfly infestation discovered in NY State

On August 14th, the New York State Departments of Agriculture and Markets and Environmental Conservation as well as the Office of Parks, Recreation, and Historic Preservation announced a spotted lanternfly infestation was discovered on Staten Island. Currently, this is the only known infestation in the state, but several individual adult SLF have been found in counties across the state including Delaware, Albany, Yates, Westchester, Suffolk, New York, Kings, Monroe, Chemung, Erie, Ontario, Ulster, Nassau, Sullivan, and Orange.