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Department of Agriculture
Plant Protection Laws and Regulations Cooperative Agricultural Pest Survey
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  • State Plant Regulatory Official

    Stafford, Kirby (203) 974-8485

    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

    Dugas, Katherine (203) 974-8483

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

    Aitkenhead, Kate 203-741-5644

    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

    Carrier, Nichole (203) 269-4277
    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
Black fir sawyer Monochamus urussovii Pest Info | NAPIS Maps
Black spruce beetle Tetropium castaneum Pest Info | NAPIS Maps
Brown spruce longhorned beetle Tetropium fuscum Pest Info | NAPIS Maps
Cabbage moth Mamestra brassicae Pest Info | NAPIS Maps
European hardwood Ambrosia beetle Trypodendron domesticum Pest Info | NAPIS Maps
Green oak Tortrix Tortrix viridana Pest Info | NAPIS Maps
Japanese pine sawyer Monochamus alternatus Pest Info | NAPIS Maps
Large pine weevil Hylobius abietis Pest Info | NAPIS Maps
Oak Ambrosia beetle Platypus quercivorus Pest Info | NAPIS Maps
Oak processionary moth Thaumetopoea processionea Pest Info | NAPIS Maps
Variegated golden Tortrix Archips xylosteanus Pest Info | NAPIS Maps