West Virginia
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  • State Plant Regulatory Official

    Eric Ewing (304) 558-2212

    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

    Susan Parker 304 813 1738

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

    Jason Watkins (304) 343-8585

    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 Braud (304) 343-8591
    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
Cherry Bark Tortrix Enarmonia formosana Pest Info | NAPIS Maps
Cotton Cutworm Spodoptera litura Pest Info | NAPIS Maps
Egyptian Cottonworm Spodoptera littoralis Pest Info | NAPIS Maps
European Grapevine Moth Lobesia botrana Pest Info | NAPIS Maps
Golden Twin Spot Moth Chrysodeixis chalcites Pest Info | NAPIS Maps
Large Pine Weevil Hylobius abietis Pest Info | NAPIS Maps
Light Brown Apple Moth Epiphyas postvittana Pest Info | NAPIS Maps
Old World Bollworm Helicoverpa armigera Pest Info | NAPIS Maps
Peach Rosette Phytoplasma spp. Pest Info | NAPIS Maps
Pear Leaf Blister Moth Leucoptera malifoliella Pest Info | NAPIS Maps
Pine Beauty Moth Panolis flammea Pest Info | NAPIS Maps
Pine Shoot Beetle Tomicus destruens Pest Info | NAPIS Maps
Pine-tree Lappet Dendrolimus pini Pest Info | NAPIS Maps
Red-belted Clearwing Synanthedon myopaeformis Pest Info | NAPIS Maps
Rosy Moth Lymantria mathura Pest Info | NAPIS Maps
Scots Pine Blister Rust Cronartium flaccidum Pest Info | NAPIS Maps
Siberian Silk Moth Dendrolimus sibiricus Pest Info | NAPIS Maps
Silver Y Moth Autographa gamma Pest Info | NAPIS Maps
Spotted Wing Drosophila Drosophila suzukii Pest Info | NAPIS Maps
Summer Fruit Tortrix Moth Adoxophyes orana Pest Info | NAPIS Maps
Variegated Golden Tortrix Archips xylosteanus Pest Info | NAPIS Maps
Yellow Witchweed Alectra vogelii Pest Info | NAPIS Maps