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SPOTTED LANTERNFLY INFORMATION
Believed to be native to China, the Spotted Lanternfly was first discovered in the U.S. in Berks County, Pennsylvania, in 2014.
A 2018 investigation by the Virginia Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services (VDACS), determined the pest had established itself in Winchester and surrounding areas of Frederick County.
Click here for more information regarding the insect and the quarantine.
NORTHERN SHENANDOAH VALLEY
In cooperation with other Chesapeake Bay watershed Planning District Commissions, communities and stakeholders, the NSVRC is working with the Department of Environmental Quality to further the efforts of the Cheseapeake Bay Program, in reducing the pollution entering and impairing the Chesapeake Bay.
Visit the NSVRC's Watershed Implementation Planning edcuation page at http://nsvregion.org/watershed-implementation.html.
NSVRC Regional Hazard Mitigation Plan — 2023 Update
Locality Executive Summaries
NSVRC Hazard Mitigation Plan Ready for Local Adoption