Bob Bruner

Purdue University

Bio: Bob Bruner has been a part of Purdue Extension for 7 years, using his knowledge of entomology to help Hoosiers solved the problems involving insects, particularly those not native to the continental United States. As the exotic forest pest specialist, Bob works closely with the Indiana Department of Natural Resources, helping the general public understand threats such as spotted lanternfly, spongy moth, and more.

Email: rfbruner@purdue.edu

Website: https://ag.purdue.edu/reportinvasive

My Sessions

Spotted Lanternfly: Where are we now?

Room 143

An update on the new distribution of spotted lanternfly in Indiana and its impact on Hoosier life

Invasive Species

Current, and Potential Future, Invasive Landscape Pests

Room 138-139

This presentation will discuss current invasive pests found in Indiana, including jumping worm and spotted lanternfly, and some pests to be aware of in the future.

Landscape Installation/Maintenance