Forest Insect & Disease Conditions Reports

This seasonal newsletter provides timely information about insects and diseases affecting Maine's forest and shade trees. Several issues are produced each growing season with the first issue usually appearing in mid- to late-April and the last in late- summer.

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SUBSCRIBE ONLINE using the sign up box in the right column of this page will subscribe you to our electronic mailing list and you will receive the Conditions Reports in your email inbox. You will also receive Special Alerts and a copy of the Annual Summary Report electronically.

If you wish to receive hard copies of these reports complete this form (Word | 18 KB) and mail it to: Insect & Disease Laboratory, 168 Statehouse Station, Augusta, Maine 04333-0168

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Forest & Shade Tree Insect & Disease Conditions for Maine: Annual Summary of Conditions

2018 Conditions Reports

  • Issue 3: August 13, 2018 (html), (pdf)
  • Issue 2 : June 26, 2018 (html) , (pdf)
  • Issue 1 : April 9, 2018 (html) , (pdf)

2017 Conditions Reports

  • Issue 5 : September 25, 2017 (html) , (pdf)
  • Issue 4 : August 21, 2017 (html), (pdf)
  • Issue 3 : June 29, 2017 (html), (pdf)
  • Issue 2 : May 26, 2017 (html), (pdf)
  • Issue 1 : April 20, 2017 (html), (pdf)

2016 Conditions Reports

  • Issue 5 : October 6, 2016 (html), (pdf)
  • Issue 4 : September 1, 2016 (html), (pdf)
  • Issue 3 : July 25, 2016 (html), (pdf)
  • Issue 2 : May 20, 2016 (html), (pdf)
  • Issue 1 : April 22, 2016 (html), (pdf)
    • Forest and Shade Tree Early Season Guide to Pest Management in Maine (pdf)

2015 Conditions Reports

  • Issue 5 : December 8, 2015 (html), (pdf)
  • Issue 4 : September 17, 2015 (html), (pdf)
  • Issue 3 : July 21, 2015 (html),(pdf)
  • Issue 2 : May 20, 2015 (html),(pdf)
  • Issue 1 : April 15, 2015 (html), (pdf)

2014 Conditions Reports

  • Pest Alert: Red Pine Scale : September 22, 2013 (html), (pdf)
  • Forest Pest Update September 2014 (pdf)
  • Issue 4 : September 12, 2014 (html), (pdf)
  • Issue 3 : June 12, 2014 (html), (pdf)
  • Issue 2 : May 14, 2014 (html), (pdf)
  • Issue 1: April 11, 2014 (html), (pdf)
  • January 2014 Update (sent to electronic subscribers) (pdf)

2013 Conditions Reports

  • December 2013 Update (sent to electronic subscribers) (pdf)
  • Issue 2: June 26, 2013 (html), (pdf)
  • Issue 1: May 8, 2013 (pdf)

2012 Conditions Reports

  • New Year's Update: January 2, 2013 (sent to electronic subscribers) (pdf)
  • Issue 6: September 25, 2012 (html), (pdf)
  • Issue 5: August 29, 2012 (html), (pdf)
  • Issue 4: July 20, 2012 (html), (pdf)
  • Issue 3: June 15, 2012 (html), (pdf)
  • Issue 2: May 15, 2012 (html), (pdf)
  • Issue 1: April 18, 2012 (html),(pdf)