Skip to main content

Massachusetts

What you should know about the spread of invasive species in Massachusetts

UNDER FEDERAL QUARANTINE

The following targeted Hungry Pests have federal quarantines in certain areas of this state. Note: Other Federal and State quarantines may apply.

Asian Longhorned Beetle

Asian Longhorned Beetle

Attacks:hardwood trees, national forests

Learn more

See Map

Emerald Ash Borer Beetle

Emerald Ash Borer Beetle

Attacks:ash trees

Learn more

See Map

European Gypsy Moth

European Gypsy Moth

Attacks:trees and shrubs

Learn more

See Map

In addition to federal quarantines, state-level quarantines might apply.
Learn about state-level quarantines.

SUITABLE HABITAT

This state has some crop, forest, or urban area(s) where the following pests or diseases could survive year-round.

Asian Gypsy Moth

Asian Gypsy Moth

Attacks: North American tree and shrub species

Learn more

European Cherry Fruit Fly

European Cherry Fruit Fly

Attacks: Sweet and tart cherries, and other environmental host such as honeysuckle and dogwood

Learn more

Khapra Beetle

Khapra Beetle

Attacks: stored grain products and seeds

Learn more

Spotted Lanternfly

Spotted Lanternfly

Attacks: fruit, ornamental and woody trees

Learn more

Find Pests by State or Region

State Plant Health Director:

Kate Aitkenhead
USDA, APHIS, PPQ
97 Barnes Road, Unit 200
Wallingford, CT 06492
Phone: 203 741-5641
Fax: 203 741-5660
Email: Kate.R.Aitkenhead@usda.gov

Office Manager:

Sindey Parker: (203) 741-5642
Email: Sindey.Y.Parker@usda.gov

Associate Executive Director:

Clint McFarland: (919) 855-7774


Complementary Content
${loading}