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  • State Plant Regulatory Official

    Evans, Mike (404) 586-1140

    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

    Oellerich, Marty (706) 814-8831

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

    Kauffman, Bill (770) 860-4023

    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

    Ellingson, Katherine (770) 860-4028
    Provides technical support in planning, executing and reporting annual surveys and coordinates pest detection activities with neighboring states.


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CAPS 2017 Survey Targets   
Common Name Scientific Name Destinations
Asian longhorned beetle Anoplophora glabripennis Pest Info | NAPIS Maps
Bamboo borer Chlorophorus annularis Pest Info | NAPIS Maps
Citrus longhorned beetle Anoplophora chinensis Pest Info | NAPIS Maps
City longhorned beetle Aeolesthes sarta Pest Info | NAPIS Maps
European spruce bark beetle Ips typographus Pest Info | NAPIS Maps
Giant African snail Lissachatina fulica Pest Info | NAPIS Maps
Great spruce bark beetle Dendroctonus micans Pest Info | NAPIS Maps
Japanese pine sawyer Monochamus alternatus Pest Info | NAPIS Maps
Japanese wax scale Ceroplastes japonicus Pest Info | NAPIS Maps
Oak splendour beetle Agrilus biguttatus Pest Info | NAPIS Maps
Old World bollworm Helicoverpa armigera Pest Info | NAPIS Maps
Passionvine mealybug Planococcus minor Pest Info | NAPIS Maps
Pine shoot beetle Tomicus destruens Pest Info | NAPIS Maps
Sirex woodwasp Sirex noctilio Pest Info | NAPIS Maps
Sixtoothed bark beetle Ips sexdentatus Pest Info | NAPIS Maps
Slender-banded pinecone longhorn beetle Chlorophorus strobilicola Pest Info | NAPIS Maps
Soft wax scale Ceroplastes destructor Pest Info | NAPIS Maps
Yellow witchweed Alectra vogelii Pest Info | NAPIS Maps