Report a Pest

Suspect a Pest?

Reporting is made easy through EDDMapS, an online pest and pathogen tracking platform! When you submit location information and images through EDDMapS, experts will rapidly screen your report and inform regulatory officials if action should be taken. Report a pest! 

If you want to communicate directly with a plant diagnostician or help collect data by submitting a sample of infected plant tissue or a pest, contact your regional National Plant Diagnostic Network (NPDN) lab. Contact a diagnostician!

Warehouse Pest Reporting

If you work in a warehouse and suspect the presence of an invasive forest pest, you may report it directly to your State Plant Health Director or through your local agricultural extension office. To find your extension office, follow the link, select your state, and proceed to your state's extension page. There, look for an option to find your local extension service.

Learn to Report

Take online e-learning courses for further instructions on reporting pests!



The Reporting Process

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Become a First Detector

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