About the Forest Health Program
Provides programming for the state of Nebraska in forest and tree insects, diseases and environmental issues.
Forest Health Alerts
Be on the lookout for this pest. No infestations have been confirmed in Nebraska, but this destructive pest does occur in neighboring states.
Trees across Nebraska are showing the effects of drought, especially in Western Nebraska.
Ips beetles (also known as pine engraver beetles) are killing large numbers of trees in the Pine Ridge and Niobrara Valley.
Contact UsMark Harrell - Forest Health Program Leader
Laurie Stepanek - Forest Health Specialist
Jennifer Morris - Forest Health Specialist
Rachel Allison - Western Forest Health Specialist & District Forester - Southwest