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  • State Plant Regulatory Official

    Yergert, Mitch (303) 239-4138

    Serves 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 Coordinator

    Ring, Jeanne 303-869-9076

    Coordinates CAPS survey planning, execution and reporting as well as community outreach activities.
  • State Plant Health Director

    McPherren, Pat (303) 371-3355

    Directs 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

    Vacant
    Provides technical support in planning, executing and reporting annual surveys and coordinates pest detection activities with neighboring states.


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Common Name Scientific Name Destinations
Allium leaf miner Phytomyza gymnostoma Pest Info | NAPIS Maps
Bacterial wilt Ralstonia solanacearum Pest Info | NAPIS Maps
Black fir sawyer Monochamus urussovii Pest Info | NAPIS Maps
Chilli thrips; Yellow tea thrips Scirtothrips dorsalis Pest Info | NAPIS Maps
Cotton cutworm Spodoptera litura Pest Info | NAPIS Maps
Cotton seed bug Oxycarenus hyalinipennis Pest Info | NAPIS Maps
Cucumber green mottle mosaic (CGMMV) Tobamovirus Cucumber Green Mottle Mosaic Virus Pest Info | NAPIS Maps
Cucurbit beetle Diabrotica speciosa Pest Info | NAPIS Maps
European spruce bark beetle Ips typographus Pest Info | NAPIS Maps
False codling moth Thaumatotibia leucotreta Pest Info | NAPIS Maps
Groundnut ringspot (GRSV) Tospovirus Groundnut Ringspot Virus Pest Info | NAPIS Maps
Japanese pine sawyer Monochamus alternatus Pest Info | NAPIS Maps
Large pine weevil Hylobius abietis Pest Info | NAPIS Maps
Mediterranean pine engraver Orthotomicus erosus Pest Info | NAPIS Maps
Old World bollworm Helicoverpa armigera Pest Info | NAPIS Maps
Pine processionary moth Thaumetopoea pityocampa Pest Info
Pine shoot beetle Tomicus destruens Pest Info | NAPIS Maps
Pine-tree lappet Dendrolimus pini Pest Info | NAPIS Maps
Rosy moth Lymantria mathura Pest Info | NAPIS Maps
Siberian silk moth Dendrolimus sibiricus Pest Info | NAPIS Maps
Sixtoothed bark beetle Ips sexdentatus Pest Info | NAPIS Maps
Sixtoothed spruce bark beetle Pityogenes chalcographus Pest Info | NAPIS Maps
Small brown planthopper Laodelphax striatellus Pest Info
Sunn pest Eurygaster integriceps Pest Info
Tomato fruit borer Neoleucinodes elegantalis Pest Info | NAPIS Maps
Tomato leaf miner Tuta absoluta Pest Info | NAPIS Maps
Tomato ringspot (ToRSV) Nepovirus Tomato Ringspot Virus Pest Info | NAPIS Maps
Velvet longhorned beetle Trichoferus campestris Pest Info | NAPIS Maps
Wheat bug Nysius huttoni Pest Info | NAPIS Maps