Exotic Pest Reporting
Bark canker (Neonectria coccinea) is a fungal pathogen. It was first detected in West Virginia in 1981.
The variant Nectria coccinea var. faginata causes beech bark disease, and can infect the tree via the feeding holes made by the beech scale insect Cryptococcus fagisuga. .
09/21/2018 - Clare County forest update
09/21/2018 - More than maple
01/16/2018 - The Outside Story: Beech Bark Disease