Insect Infestation at Mt. Pisgah State Park

Join Mt. Pisgah’s Environmental Education Specialist for an overview of the current insect damage at Mt. Pisgah State Park. There will be discussions on management options and current control methods. 

Focus will be on Emerald Ash Borer, Hemlock Scale, Hemlock Wooley Adelgid, and Beech Bark Disease. A brief discussion on the Spotted Lantern Fly will also be included. Guests are asked to wear appropriate footwear.

The program will be held on Sunday, Oct. 18 at 1 p.m. Masks and pre-registration are required for this free program. You can register by calling the park office at (570) 297-2734. Participation is limited. 

Mt. Pisgah State Park is located three miles off Route 6 between Troy and Towanda. The park is open daily from sunrise to sunset for picnics, hiking, fishing, boating and other environmentally related activities, weather permitting.  

In addition to scheduled programs, group programming can also be arranged. View Mt. Pisgah’s DCNR website at for more information, contact the Park Office at (570) 297-2734, or email to

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