• Provides tree health care services for the Department’s state forests, parks, and reservations.
  • Monitors and assesses factors that influence the health of Massachusetts’ forests utilizing aerial survey, permanent sampling plots, and pheromone traps.
  • Maintains historical defoliation data and implements Integrated Pest Management (IPM) on state and municipal lands as required by state law.

2015 Aerial Survey

The map is the results of last year’s aerial survey for forest pests. download pdf pdf format of 2015 Aerial Survey


Emerald Ash Borer Workshop Presentations held in 2012