Exotic Pest Reporting
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State Plant Regulatory OfficialScott Bray (501) 225-1598Serves 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 CoordinatorSoo-Hoon Kim (501)219-6312Coordinates CAPS survey planning, execution and reporting as well as community outreach activities.
State Plant Health DirectorJoel Bard (501) 324-5258Directs 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
Karen Jenkins (225) 298-5410Provides technical support in planning, executing and reporting annual surveys and coordinates pest detection activities with neighboring states.
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|CAPS 2013 Survey Targets|
|Common Name||Scientific Name||Destinations|
|Asian Corn Borer||Ostrinia furnacalis||Pest Info | NAPIS Maps|
|Brown Spruce Longhorned Beetle||Tetropium fuscum||Pest Info | NAPIS Maps|
|Egyptian Cottonworm||Spodoptera littoralis||Pest Info | NAPIS Maps|
|False Codling Moth||Thaumatotibia leucotreta||Pest Info | NAPIS Maps|
|Large Pine Weevil||Hylobius abietis||Pest Info | NAPIS Maps|
|Old World Bollworm||Helicoverpa armigera||Pest Info | NAPIS Maps|
|Pine Shoot Beetle||Tomicus destruens||Pest Info | NAPIS Maps|
|Rosy Moth||Lymantria mathura||Pest Info | NAPIS Maps|
|Silver Y Moth||Autographa gamma||Pest Info | NAPIS Maps|