Forest Insects Update

Economically important insects and diseases being encountered in Pennsylvania’s woodlands and the various treatments available to mitigate their effects.

This presentation discusses some of the most economically important insects and diseases that are being encountered in Pennsylvania’s woodlands.  Various treatments that can be used to ameliorate the effects of some these issues will also be covered.


David Schmit, Forest Health Specialist, PA DCNR Bureau of Forestry, Division of Forest Pest Management