Exotic Pest Reporting
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State Plant Regulatory OfficialDawn Rafferty (775) 353-3669Serves 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 CoordinatorJeff Knight (775) 688-1182Coordinates CAPS survey planning, execution and reporting as well as community outreach activities.
State Plant Health DirectorRobert King (801) 975-3310Directs 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
Dawn Holzer (435) 797-2662Provides technical support in planning, executing and reporting annual surveys and coordinates pest detection activities with neighboring states.
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|CAPS 2014 Survey Targets|
|Common Name||Scientific Name||Destinations|
|Alder Root and Collar Rot||Phytophthora alni||Pest Info | NAPIS Maps|
|Ash Dieback||Chalara fraxinea||Pest Info|
|Bacterial Wilt; Southern Bacterial Wilt||Ralstonia solanacearum race 3 biovar 2||Pest Info | NAPIS Maps|
|European Spruce Bark Beetle||Ips typographus||Pest Info | NAPIS Maps|
|Japanese Pine Sawyer||Monochamus alternatus||Pest Info | NAPIS Maps|
|Mal del cipres; Cypress Mortality||Phytophthora austrocedrae||Pest Info|
|Mediterranean Pine Engraver||Orthotomicus erosus||Pest Info | NAPIS Maps|
|Pine Shoot Beetle (PSB)||Tomicus piniperda||Pest Info | NAPIS Maps|
|Redhaired Pine Bark Beetle||Hylurgus ligniperda||Pest Info | NAPIS Maps|
|Scots Pine Blister Rust||Cronartium flaccidum||Pest Info | NAPIS Maps|
|Sixtoothed Bark Beetle||Ips sexdentatus||Pest Info | NAPIS Maps|