Spotted Lanternfly

You see them. You hear about them. Now learn about them.

The Spotted Lanternfly is an invasive planthopper that is rapidly moving into our area. This insect has the potential to greatly impact agricultural crops such as fruit trees, hops, and hardwoods. To learn more about them, please visit https://www.agriculture.pa.gov/Plants_Land_Water/PlantIndustry/Entomology/spotted_lanternfly/Pages/default.aspx

If you “spot” one, please report to https://extension.psu.edu/have-you-seen-a-spotted-lanternfly

BIRD HABITAT RECOGNITION PROGRAM

Engaging in sustainable landscaping will increase your chances of encountering the wonders of nature on a daily basis. Registering your property with Audubon Pennsylvania will ensure that you get up-to-the-minute information on events in your region and opportunities to interact with experts and like-minded landowners around the state. It’s free to register. Adding a yard sign will pique the interest of your neighbors! Contact us for more information: conservationpa@audubon.org

2020 Census Information

The BCPC has created a web portal for information and resources related to the upcoming April 2020 Census – https://2020census-bucksgis.opendata.arcgis.com

We encourage all residents to take time to learn about the 2020 Census. In addition there is also a link to Census Jobs. The US Census Bureau will be hiring thousands of people across the country so this is also a great resource for those seeking employment. More information can be found at www.2020census.gov

 

2018 Fire & EMS Response Data

Every wonder how many how many calls the Warminster Fire Department, Hartsville Fire Company and Central Bucks EMS handle in a given year! Now you can find out by reading the Emergency Management and Services 2018 report (click here). The report will show you how great of a job our volunteer fire companies are doing, along with Central Bucks EMS.

 

The Great Backyard Bird Count

The Great Backyard Bird Count is just around the corner—so take a few minutes to brush up on some of the birds you’re most likely to spot.

Whether you’re a beginner getting set to take part in this year’s count, or you simply want to know more about the birds you see on the regular, check out these helpful tips for IDing 15 common species. You’ll enjoy learning new facts about some familiar friends. And you’ll be ready when the GBBC count starts on Friday, February 15.  Click here for detials.

Spotted Lanternfly

Questions about the Spotted Lanternfly? Please refer to the chart. Residents are encouraged to help combat the spread of the spotted lanternfly by eliminating these non-native insects when possible. At this time of year, both adult spotted lanternflies and their egg masses can be found.  Please keep a look out and destroy these invaders whenever possible. Other tips can be found at https://extension.psu.edu/spotted-lanternfly. (pdf version)