Insects on the Horizon Horticulture Lunch & Learn Series

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The spottend lantern fly had brown upper wings with dark tips and black spots. The lower wings are orange, white, and black with black spots.

Spotted Lantern Fly

Each month the N.C. Cooperative Extension, Surry County Center will be offering free, online webinars to discuss timely horticulture topics. Join us for our October Lunch & Learn as we discuss upcoming invasive insects. Insects on the horizon to look out for are the spotted lantern fly, the Asian longhorned beetle, and the fire ant.

When:  Thursday, October 7, 2021

Time:  Noon–1 p.m.

Register for October’s Lunch & Learn

A link to join the Lunch & Learn will be sent by email after the online registration for the class is completed. 

The fire ant is a 6 legged, red insect with antenna in the front, a round head with extended jaws, a small thorax, and and a bulb shaped abdomen.

Fire Ant

The beetle is black with white spots and the long antennas have alternating horizontal black and white stripes

Asian Longhorned Beetle