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)

 

 

Spotted Lanternfly Information

The Spotted Lanternfly is a new invasive insect that has spread throughout southeastern Pennsylvania since its discovery in Berks County in 2014. SLF presents a significant threat to Pennsylvania agriculture, including the grape, tree-fruit, hardwood and nursery industries. To learn about the Spotted Lanternfly, and what action you can take to stop the spread of this invasive insect that is threatening the northeastern United States, especially southeastern Pennsylvania, you can call the Penn State Extension hotline at 1-888-422-3359 with questions on spotted lanternfly management. For more information on how to identify, manage and report Spotted Lanternfly sightings, visit https://extension.psu.edu/spotted-lanternfly.

Proposed Ordinance

The Warminster Township Board of Supervisors is considering the advertisement of the Proposed Rental Housing Ordinance Amendment at the March 15, 2018 Board of Supervisors meeting. For full language view here https://www.ecode360.com/documents/pub/WA2486/Legislation.

Warminster Community Park Update

Warminster Township Parks and Recreation Department has been able to leverage multiple grants, a land appraisal, and public and private contributions to meet the match requirements for three different grants. We were awarded over $2.9 Million to continue development of Warminster Community Park. Please take a moment to check out our video of the proposed improvements which will take place over the next three years.

Kidde Fire Extinguishers Recall

Kidde Recalls Fire Extinguishers with Plastic Handles Due to Failure to Discharge and Nozzle Detachment.  For information, please visit https://www.cpsc.gov/Recalls/2017/kidde-recalls-fire-extinguishers-with-plastic-handles-due-to-failure-to-discharge-and

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Away at College? – Don’t let up on Fire Prevention

Many of our residents are away at college now broadening their education, meeting new people, and possibly living “on their own” for the first time. Hopefully all the life lessons that were taught at home carry over to their new “homes”. Interesting data has come out of the National Fire Protection Agency (NFPA) that shows the same fire risks that are in your home also exist in dormitories, fraternities, and sororities. Read more