Insects

Insects

EAB

Emerald Ash Borer

EAB insects have killed many ash trees in Kentucky.

EAB Resources
HWA

Hemlock Wooly Adelgid

A threat to eastern hemlock trees.

HWA Resources
ALB

Asian Longhorned Beetle

ALB is a threat to urban trees.

ALB Resources
Spongy Moth - USDA APHIS PPQ , USDA APHIS PPQ, Bugwood.org

Spongy Moth

Originally called gypsy moth, this insect hasn't reached KY yet.

Spongy Moth Resources

Native Insects

Many insects are native to Kentucky and not invasive, but still may cause damage to our trees.

Native Insects

Native Pathogens

Many pathogens are native to Kentucky and not invasive, but also cause damage to our trees.

Native Pathogens

Contact Information

Thomas Poe Cooper Building 730 Rose Street Lexington, KY 40546-0073