PEST WATCH
This pest presents a significant threat to food or forest plants. Click the photo to learn more about this exotic pest.
2014 CAPS SURVEYS
The Cooperative Agricultural Pest Survey (CAPS) program is sponsored by the Plant Protection and Quarantine division of USDA Animal and Plant Inspection Services. Surveys to detect and prevent the spread of this pest are being supported in the higlighted states.
HELP STOP EXOTIC PESTS



Stopping exotic
invaders is a
community effort.
August is Tree Check Month
"The mission to eliminate this destructive beetle in Boston, combined with various levels of cooperation, has resulted in success," states Osama El-Lissy, APHIS-PPQ Deputy Administrator. "However, while the eradication of this infestation is a victory for all of us, we ask that residents of Massachusetts stay vigilant in inspecting their trees regularly for signs of the beetle."
Identify the Beetle