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  • State Plant Regulatory Official

    Dick Bean (410) 841-5920

    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

    Kim Rice (410) 841-5933

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

    Matthew Travis (410) 288-5540

    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 Nyce (717) 241-0133
    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 Longhorned Beetle Anoplophora glabripennis Pest Info | NAPIS Maps
Cereal Cyst Nematode Heterodera filipjevi Pest Info | NAPIS Maps
Chickpea Cyst Nematode Heterodera ciceri Pest Info | NAPIS Maps
Citrus Longhorned Beetle Anoplophora chinensis Pest Info | NAPIS Maps
Corn Cyst Nematode (CCN) Heterodera zeae Pest Info | NAPIS Maps
European Spruce Bark Beetle Ips typographus Pest Info | NAPIS Maps
Golden Nematode Globodera rostochiensis Pest Info | NAPIS Maps
Khapra Beetle Trogoderma granarium Pest Info | NAPIS Maps
Lesser Spruce Shoot Beetle Hylurgops palliatus Pest Info | NAPIS Maps
Mediterranean Cereal Cyst Nematode Heterodera latipons Pest Info | NAPIS Maps
Mediterranean Pine Engraver Orthotomicus erosus Pest Info | NAPIS Maps
Mexican Corn Cyst Nematode Punctodera chalcoensis Pest Info | NAPIS Maps
Pale Cyst Nematode Globodera pallida Pest Info | NAPIS Maps
Pigeonpea Cyst Nematode Heterodera cajani Pest Info | NAPIS Maps
Redhaired Pine Bark Beetle Hylurgus ligniperda Pest Info | NAPIS Maps
Sirex Woodwasp Sirex noctilio Pest Info | NAPIS Maps
Sixtoothed Bark Beetle Ips sexdentatus Pest Info | NAPIS Maps
Sixtoothed Spruce Bark Beetle Pityogenes chalcographus Pest Info | NAPIS Maps
Soybean Cyst Nematode (SCN) Heterodera glycines Pest Info | NAPIS Maps
Sugar Cane Cyst Nematode Heterodera sacchari Pest Info | NAPIS Maps