Public Works and Environmental Services

CONTACT INFORMATION: Our administrative offices are open 8 a.m. – 4 p.m. Mon - Fri
703-324-1770 TTY 711
12055 Government Center Parkway
Suite 518, Fairfax, Va 22035
Brian Keightley
Division Director, Urban Forest Management

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- FAIRFAX COUNTY, Va. – The new beech leaf disease (BLD) is spreading rapidly, and young American beeches are already succumbing to the threat and are dying in the forests around Fairfax County.
Spotted Lanternfly Infestations map
- The Urban Forest Management Team has been finding spotted lanternfly (SLF) in more areas throughout the County and are asking for the public’s help in lessening the number.
- FAIRFAX COUNTY, Va – Throughout July spotted lanternfly nymphs are moving into the adult phase of their life cycle, which lasts until November. Adults begin laying eggs in September and through the first few hard frosts. The egg masses are covered in a light gray colored wax that looks like mud when it dries.

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