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State Plant Regulatory OfficialWamsley, Colin (573) 751-5505Serves 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 CoordinatorLeDoux, Douglas (573) 522-9948Coordinates CAPS survey planning, execution and reporting as well as community outreach activities.
State Plant Health DirectorBrown, Mike (573) 893-6833Directs 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
Pierce, Christopher (573) 893-6833Provides technical support in planning, executing and reporting annual surveys and coordinates pest detection activities with neighboring states.
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|CAPS 2018 Survey Targets|
|Common Name||Scientific Name||Destinations|
|Black fir sawyer||Monochamus urussovii||Pest Info | NAPIS Maps|
|Black spruce beetle||Tetropium castaneum||Pest Info | NAPIS Maps|
|Brown spruce longhorned beetle||Tetropium fuscum||Pest Info | NAPIS Maps|
|Emerald ash borer||Agrilus planipennis||Pest Info | NAPIS Maps|
|Goldspotted oak borer||Agrilus auroguttatus||Pest Info | NAPIS Maps|
|Japanese pine sawyer||Monochamus alternatus||Pest Info | NAPIS Maps|
|Large pine weevil||Hylobius abietis||Pest Info | NAPIS Maps|
|Oak splendour beetle||Agrilus biguttatus||Pest Info | NAPIS Maps|
|Velvet longhorned beetle||Trichoferus campestris||Pest Info | NAPIS Maps|