Report It

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 Longhorned Beetle   Emerald Ash Borer   Hemlock Wooly Adelgid   Other


Asian Longhorn Beetle (ALB)

Think you found ALB? Before picking up the phone, follow these quick steps

ALB
  1. Go to ALB Invader Gallery page and check out the identification information.
     

  2. Still think you have ALB? Check out the whitespotted pine sawyer beetle, a beetle often mistaken for ALB and other ALB look alikes - pdf

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?    

Submit a Photo

or

Call: 1-866-702-9938


Emerald Ash Borer (EAB)

Think you found EAB?  Before picking up the phone, follow these quick steps:

EAB

  1. Go to EAB Invader Gallery page and check out the identification information.
     

  2. Still think you have EAB? Check out these EAB look alikes - pdf

Still think it’s EAB? 

Submit a Photo

or

Call: 1-866-322-4512 


Hemlock Wooly Adelgid (HWA)

Think you found HWA?  Before picking up the phone, follow these quick steps:

HWA

  1. Go to HWA Invader Gallery page and check out the identification information

  2. Still think you have HWA?

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


Other

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.
Forest Biology Lab
111 West Street
Essex, VT 05452-4695
802-879-5687
trish.hanson@state.vt.us

UVM Plant Diagnostic Clinic
63 Carrigan Drive
University of Vermont
Burlington, VT 05405
802-656-0493
ann.hazelrigg@uvm.edu