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  • State Plant Regulatory Official

    John Obrycki (859) 257-5838

    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

    Janet Lensing (859) 257-5838

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

    Yvonne DeMarino (518) 218-7510

    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

    Rachel Braud (304) 343-8591
    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
Asian Corn Borer Ostrinia furnacalis Pest Info | NAPIS Maps
Cotton Cutworm Spodoptera litura Pest Info | NAPIS Maps
Egyptian Cottonworm Spodoptera littoralis Pest Info | NAPIS Maps
European Grapevine Moth Lobesia botrana Pest Info | NAPIS Maps
False Codling Moth Thaumatotibia leucotreta Pest Info | NAPIS Maps
Golden Twin Spot Moth Chrysodeixis chalcites Pest Info | NAPIS Maps
Green Oak Tortrix Tortrix viridana Pest Info | NAPIS Maps
Hemlock Woolly Adelgid Adelges tsugae Pest Info | NAPIS Maps
Light Brown Apple Moth Epiphyas postvittana Pest Info | NAPIS Maps
Oak Processionary Moth Thaumetopoea processionea Pest Info | NAPIS Maps
Old World Bollworm Helicoverpa armigera Pest Info | NAPIS Maps
Rosy Moth Lymantria mathura Pest Info | NAPIS Maps
Silver Y Moth Autographa gamma Pest Info | NAPIS Maps
Summer Fruit Tortrix Moth Adoxophyes orana Pest Info | NAPIS Maps
Variegated Golden Tortrix Archips xylosteanus Pest Info | NAPIS Maps