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Report invasive forest pests in Missouri

Invasive forest insects and diseases threaten Missouri forests and could kill millions of trees.  Your report can be very important in helping us track the occurrence of these pests, preventing or slowing additional spread to other trees. 

If you believe your tree has an invasive insect or disease

  • Fill out this online report.
  • Call the Missouri Department of Conservation toll-free at 1-866-716-9974.
  • Send photos if possible.
    Take photographs of the entire tree, a close-up of leaves, and any other symptoms. You can email digital photos and contact information to forest.health@mdc.mo.gov

Insect or disease of concern (choose one)

Emerald ash borer
Thousand cankers disease

Where did you find the insect or disease? What kind of condition is your tree in? Is the tree showing other signs of attack or injury, etc.? How many trees are affected?

Missouri city or town where the sighting occurred

Missouri county where sighting occurred