Maine's Forest Pest Outreach and Survey Project (FPOSP)

The Forest Pest Outreach and Survey Project (FPOSP) is a multistate outreach project designed to increase awareness of invasive forest pests, primarily the Asian longhorned beetle (ALB) and the emerald ash borer (EAB). Early detection of invasive pests reduces the costs and resources needed for a management response, as well as increases the chances of eradication success. Early detection of ALB and EAB can be accomplished through outreach and education efforts, and FPOSP has been the primary mechanism of these efforts.

FPOSP has been conducted in Maine since 2009. Here you will find accomplishment reports from every year the project has been conducted in Maine.