Forest Health

Forest Health

Immature lady beetle feeds on oak lacebugs.

About the Forest Health Program

Provides programming for the state of Nebraska in forest and tree insects, diseases and environmental issues.

Forest Health Alerts

Emerald Ash Borer (EAB)

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

Ips beetles (also known as pine engraver beetles) are killing large numbers of trees in the Pine Ridge and Niobrara Valley.

Tree  & Forest Pests

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