Contact Information

Department of Agriculture
Plant Protection Laws and Regulations Cooperative Agricultural Pest Survey
Economic Fact Sheet
Cooperative Extension Service
  • State Plant Regulatory Official

    Donna Rise (406) 444-9461

    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

    Ian Foley (406) 444-9454

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

    Gary Adams (406) 449-5210

    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

    Larry Cain (307) 432-7979
    Provides technical support in planning, executing and reporting annual surveys and coordinates pest detection activities with neighboring states.

Related Pages


CAPS 2014 Survey Targets   
Common Name Scientific Name Destinations
Alder Root and Collar Rot Phytophthora alni Pest Info | NAPIS Maps
Ash Dieback Hymenoscyphus pseudoalbidus Pest Info | NAPIS Maps
Chinese Slug Meghimatium pictum Pest Info | NAPIS Maps
Eastern Heath Snail Xerolenta obvia Pest Info | NAPIS Maps
Emerald Ash Borer Agrilus planipennis Pest Info | NAPIS Maps
Hygromiid Snails Monacha spp. Pest Info | NAPIS Maps
Japanese Beetle Popillia japonica Pest Info | NAPIS Maps
Japanese Wax Scale Ceroplastes japonicus Pest Info | NAPIS Maps
Leatherleaf Slugs Veronicella spp. Pest Info | NAPIS Maps
Light Brown Apple Moth Epiphyas postvittana Pest Info | NAPIS Maps
Needle Blight of Pine Mycosphaerella gibsonii Pest Info | NAPIS Maps
Pine Beauty Moth Panolis flammea Pest Info | NAPIS Maps
Pine Sawfly Diprion pini Pest Info | NAPIS Maps
Rice Stem Nematode Ditylenchus angustus Pest Info | NAPIS Maps
Rosy Moth Lymantria mathura Pest Info | NAPIS Maps
Scots Pine Blister Rust Cronartium flaccidum Pest Info | NAPIS Maps
Wingless Weevil Otiorhynchus dieckmanni Pest Info | NAPIS Maps