Report invasive tree 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 and preventing or slowing additional spread to other trees. 

If you believe your tree has an invasive insect or disease:

  • Call the Missouri Department of Conservation toll-free at 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