Know the Enemy
Killers might lurk inside your seemingly innocent firewood.
Never move firewood- prevent new infestations of these tree killing insects and diseases.
Please visit Invasive-Pests.org (coming soon) for a full listing of Invasive Pests, along with pictures and further documentation. If you are worried you've found a pest, visit Report a Pest for a list of phone numbers to call.
Forest Pests links (please note, this is not a comprehensive list!)
- Asian Longhorned Beetle, USDA site
- Bugwood.org, a site maintained by the Center for Invasive Species and Ecosystem Health at the University of Georgia
- EmeraldAshBorer.info, "a multistate effort in Michigan, Illinois, Indiana, Maryland, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Minnesota and Wisconsin to bring you the latest information about emerald ash borer."
- Stop the Beetle.info, a new partner site with EmeraldAshBorer.info
- Emerald Ash Borer, USDA site
- Gypsy Moth, USDA site
- Redbay Ambrosia Beetle, USDA Forest Service site
- Sirex Woodwasp, USDA site
- Sudden Oak Death, USDA site
- Thousand Canker Disease, Colorado State University pest alert
Firewood as a Threat