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Welcome to the NYBADBUG Web site

This site has been created to be a single place to find information on important forest pests in New York’s urban and wild forests. For now we are limiting the site to the three most important BADBUGS threatening New York’s forest resources, the Asian Longhorned Beetle (ALB), the Emerald Ash Borer (EAB), and the Hemlock Woolly Adelgid (HWA).

The goals are to:

• Provide the locations where BADBUGS can be reported.

• Provide sources of information on BADBUGS.

This is site is currently under construction so please be patient; we felt it was important to get the information online as soon as possible.

Asian Longhorned Beetle (ALB)

Report sightings of the ALB in New York at: 1-866-265-0301 Information can be found at: http://www.aphis.usda.gov/plant_health/plant_pest_info/asian_lhb/index.shtml

Emerald Ash Borer (EAB)

Information and reporting the EAB can be found at: http://www.emeraldashborer.info

Hemlock Woolly Adelgid (HWA)

General information on the HWA and reporting the HWA in the Finger Lakes: http://www.nyshwa.info.

New York State Department of Environmental Conservation:

All these insects can also be reported to NYS DEC at: http://www.dec.ny.gov/lands/4969.html

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