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Maryland expands quarantine zone for spotted lantern fly amid continued spread

March 7, 2023

Eighteen of Maryland’s 24 jurisdictions are now under a quarantine order due to the spread of the spotted lantern fly, an invasive pest capable of harming local plant life. Maryland’s Department of Agriculture expanded the quarantine order to seven more counties Monday, including Allegany, Calvert and Prince George’s counties, along with several on the Eastern Shore.

Article Source: Baltimore Sun

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