Think you found an invasive tree pest? We want to know about it! These tree pests will have a major impact on Vermont's forests. The sooner we find new infestations, the better our chances of slowing its spread to other trees nearby or to other areas, and of eradicating it where it has been detected. Click on the pest you want to report below and follow the instructions.
Asian Longhorn Beetle (ALB)
Think you found ALB? Before picking up the phone, follow these quick steps
Here are some key differences between ALB and the whitespotted pine sawyer beetle:
The Whitespotted sawyer has one white dot between the top of its wings. ALB does not have this dot.
The Whitespotted sawyer’s wings are rough and bronzish-black as opposed to the ALB’s shiny smooth black wings.
|Asian Longhorned Beetle||Whitespotted Sawyer Beetle|
Still think it’s ALB?
Emerald Ash Borer (EAB)
Think you found EAB? Before picking up the phone, follow these quick steps:
Still think it’s EAB?
Hemlock Wooly Adelgid (HWA)
Think you found HWA? Before picking up the phone, follow these quick steps:
Still think it’s HWA?
Call your district Department of Forests, Parks and Recreation Office:
Windsor & Windham Counties: Springfield Office - 802.885.8845
Bennington & Rutland Counties: Rutland Office - 802.786.3851
Addison, Chittenden & Grand Isle Counties: Essex Junction Office - 802.879.6565
Lamoille, Orange & Washington Counties: Barre Office - 802.476.0170
Caledonia, Orleans & Essex Counties: St. Johnsbury Office - 802.751.0110
Think you might have found the next invasive forest pest?
Go to Invader Gallery and learn about other tree pests threatening VT’s forest.
Send in a sample or photo to any of the following labs:
Dept. of Forests, Parks & Rec.
Vermont Agency of Agriculture Laboratory
UVM Plant Diagnostic Clinic
Forest Management and Tree Pests, contact a County Forester with the Department of Forests, Parks and Recreation
Keith Thompson Chittenden County
Middlebury, VT 05753
Kyle R Mason
Windham & Windsor Counties
Forest Health Specialists, Depatment of Forests, Parks and Recreation
111 West Street