Early detection of insect and disease pests, and particularly invasive species, is of the utmost importance when conserving tree canopy. BioForest uses the most current survey methodologies to gather data for early detection, population monitoring, forecasting future population levels and population delineation. Utilizing pest detection surveys for early detection is essential for making informed management decisions that are tailored to your unique situation.

The Urban Forest Health team has worked with numerous municipal and regional clients as well as conservation authorities, to design customized pest detection surveys and provide support for management activities. Team members have extensive experience in surveying for major insect pests and diseases including but not limited to emerald ash borer, spongy moth, Asian longhorned beetle and oak wilt. Staff are ISA trained in oak wilt identification and management.