Exotic Pest Reporting
Department of Agriculture, Food and Rural Resources
Plant Protection Laws and Regulations Cooperative Agricultural Pest Survey
Economic Fact Sheet
Cooperative Extension Service
State Plant Regulatory OfficialAnn Gibbs (207) 287-7602Serves 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 CoordinatorKaren Coluzzi (207) 557-3090Coordinates CAPS survey planning, execution and reporting as well as community outreach activities.
State Plant Health DirectorTerry Bourgoin (207) 848-5199 x15Directs 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
Steve Bonstedt (207) 848-0008Provides technical support in planning, executing and reporting annual surveys and coordinates pest detection activities with neighboring states.
|CAPS 2013 Survey Targets|
|Common Name||Scientific Name||Destinations|
|Apple Proliferation||Candidatus Phytoplasma mali 16SrX-A||Pest Info | NAPIS Maps|
|Brown Spruce Longhorned Beetle||Tetropium fuscum||Pest Info | NAPIS Maps|
|Cotton Cutworm||Spodoptera litura||Pest Info | NAPIS Maps|
|Egyptian Cottonworm||Spodoptera littoralis||Pest Info | NAPIS Maps|
|False Codling Moth||Thaumatotibia leucotreta||Pest Info | NAPIS Maps|
|Old World Bollworm||Helicoverpa armigera||Pest Info | NAPIS Maps|
|Summer Fruit Tortrix Moth||Adoxophyes orana||Pest Info | NAPIS Maps|
|Tomato Leaf Miner||Tuta absoluta||Pest Info | NAPIS Maps|