Exotic Pest Reporting
Division of Agriculture
Plant Protection Laws and Regulations Economic Fact Sheet
Cooperative Extension Service
State Plant Regulatory OfficialServes on the National Plant Board, oversees state pest detection and regulatory activities and coordinates survey activities between government agencies, public and private organizations. Coordinates the state's initial emergency response if an exotic pest is detected.
State Survey CoordinatorSecary, Christopher (907)745-8724Coordinates CAPS survey planning, execution and reporting as well as community outreach activities.
State Plant Health DirectorSt. Germain, Tim (253) 944-2040Directs federal APHIS-PPQ pest detection and regulatory activities in cooperation with state officials, and coordinate the initial PPQ emergency response if an exotic pest is detected in the state.
Pest Survey Specialist
Inguanzo, Yolanda (360) 753-9430Provides technical support in planning, executing and reporting annual surveys and coordinates pest detection activities with neighboring states.
Murkowski Questions Forest Service on Spruce Beetle Mitigation in Alaska, Wildfire Prevention Efforts, and Timber Production
APHIS Issues Final Environmental Impact Statement for the National Fruit Fly Cooperative Control Program
USDA Asks People to Check Their Trees for Signs of the Asian Longhorned Beetle During the Month of August