University of Maryland Extension

Forest Threats - Insects

General Resources

Got Bugs? Get Bats! - University of Maryland Extension Fact Sheet FS-791

IPM Series: Pine - University of Maryland's Home and Garden Information Center

Landscape Problem Solver Web Site - University of Maryland's Home and Garden Information Center

IPM Series - Shade Trees - University of Maryland's Home and Garden Information Center

Woody Ornamental Integrated Pest Management - Penn State University

Forest Health - Maryland DNR Forest Service

Call your local University of Maryland Extension office to purchase copies of these bulletins:

  • EB-350-C: Landscape IPM Guidelines for Integrated Pest Management of Insects and Mite Pests on Landscape Trees and Shrubs
  • EB-358: Integrated Pest Management In Schools IPM Training Manual for Grounds Maintenance
  • MIS-1-B: Biological Control of Insect and Mite Pests of Woody Landscape Plants

 

 

Threats by Species (Common Name - Alphabetical Order)

Asian Longhorned Beetle

Asian Longhorned Beatle

Maryland Department of Agriculture - Agricultural Research Service

Maryland Invasive Species Council

 

 

Emerald Ash Borer

Emerald Ash Borer

Saving your Ash Trees from the Emerald Ash Borer Beetle: A Homeowner's Guide - Maryland DNR Forest Service

Emerald Ash Borer and the Private Woodland Owner - University of Maryland Extension Fact Sheet # 991

emeraldashborer.info: A collaboration of the USDA Forest Service, Michigan State University, Purdue University and Ohio State University

Status of Emerald Ash Borer in Maryland for Woodland Owners, Urban, and Suburban Areas (Webinar -1 hour 20 mins): Presented by Kimberly Rice, Maryland Dept. of Agriculture; Mike Raupp, University of Maryland; and Jonathan S. Kays, University of Maryland Extension 

Status of Emerald Ash Borer in Maryland & Potential for Impact to Tidal Hardwood Swamps (Webinar - 1 hour): Presented by Colleen Kenny, Emerald Ash Borer Coordinator, Maryland Dept. of Natural Resources; and Jonathan S. Kays, University of Maryland Extension 

 

Fall Cankerworm

Fall Cankerworm

Virginia Cooperative Extension

Penn State Extension

 

Forest Tent Caterpillar

Forest Tent Caterpillar

UME Home & Garden Information Center

Maryland Department of Agriculture

 

Gyspy Moth

Gypsy Moth

The Gyspy Moth and the Homeowner - University of Maryland Fact Sheet FS-242

UME Home & Garden Information Center

Maryland Department of Agriculture - Gypsy Moth Program

Maryland DNR Forest Service

Maryland Invasive Species Council

 

Hemlock Woolly Adelgid

Hemlock Woolly Adelgid

UME Home & Garden Information Center

Maryland Department of Agriculture

Maryland Invasive Species Council

USDA Forest Service

 

 

Pine Shoot Beetle

Pine Shoot Beetle

Maryland Invasive Species Council

 

 

 

 

Sawfly

Sawfly

UME Home & Garden Information Center

Virginia Cooperative Extension

 

 

Southern Pine Beetle

Southern Pine Beetle

Maryland Dept. of Agriculture

 

Thousand Cankers Disease

Walnut Twig Beetle, Pityophthorus juglandis (causes Thousand Cankers Disease)

UME Home & Garden Information Center

Maryland Dept. of Agriculture

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