Exotic Pest Reporting
Department of Agriculture
Plant Protection Laws and Regulations Cooperative Agricultural Pest Survey
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Cooperative Extension Service
State Plant Regulatory OfficialKirby Stafford (203) 974-8485Serves 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 CoordinatorKatherine Dugas (203) 974-8483Coordinates CAPS survey planning, execution and reporting as well as community outreach activities.
State Plant Health DirectorVacantDirects 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
Nichole Carrier (203) 269-4277Provides technical support in planning, executing and reporting annual surveys and coordinates pest detection activities with neighboring states.
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|CAPS 2015 Survey Targets|
|Common Name||Scientific Name||Destinations|
|Emerald Ash Borer||Agrilus planipennis||Pest Info | NAPIS Maps|
|False Codling Moth||Thaumatotibia leucotreta||Pest Info | NAPIS Maps|
|Goldspotted Oak Borer||Agrilus auroguttatus||Pest Info | NAPIS Maps|
|Green Oak Tortrix||Tortrix viridana||Pest Info | NAPIS Maps|
|Jewel Beetle||Agrilus sulcicollis||Pest Info | NAPIS Maps|
|Oak Processionary Moth||Thaumetopoea processionea||Pest Info | NAPIS Maps|
|Oak Splendour Beetle||Agrilus biguttatus||Pest Info | NAPIS Maps|
|Ramorum Blight ; Sudden Oak Death||Phytophthora ramorum||Pest Info | NAPIS Maps|
|Variegated Golden Tortrix||Archips xylosteanus||Pest Info | NAPIS Maps|