Exotic Pest Reporting
Department of Agriculture
Plant Protection Laws and Regulations Economic Fact Sheet
Cooperative Extension Service
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 2015 Survey Targets|
|Common Name||Scientific Name||Destinations|
|Apple Proliferation||Candidatus Phytoplasma mali 16SrX-A||Pest Info | NAPIS Maps|
|Australian Grapevine Yellows||Candidatus Phytoplasma australiense 16SrXII-B||Pest Info | NAPIS Maps|
|European Spruce Bark Beetle||Ips typographus||Pest Info | NAPIS Maps|
|Flavescence doree||Candidatus Phytoplasma vitis 16SrV-C||Pest Info | NAPIS Maps|
|Japanese Pine Sawyer||Monochamus alternatus||Pest Info | NAPIS Maps|
|Mediterranean Pine Engraver||Orthotomicus erosus||Pest Info | NAPIS Maps|
|Palm Lethal Yellowing||Candidatus Phytoplasma palmae 16SrIV||Pest Info | NAPIS Maps|
|Pine Shoot Beetle||Tomicus destruens||Pest Info | NAPIS Maps|
|Pine Witches' Broom||Candidatus Phytoplasma pini 16SrXXI-A||Pest Info | NAPIS Maps|
|Sixtoothed Bark Beetle||Ips sexdentatus||Pest Info | NAPIS Maps|
|Velvet Longhorned Beetle||Trichoferus campestris||Pest Info | NAPIS Maps|