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Southern Pine Beetle in New Jersey


The Southern Pine Beetle (SPB) Dendroctonus frontalis is a forest pest that attacks stands of pine trees in New Jersey. The New Jersey Forest Service has seen a dramatic increase of SPB infestations in Atlantic, Cape May, Ocean, and Cumberlands Counties in 2010.

Report a beetle sighting
Trenton office
(609) 292-2531

or contact your local consulting forester or a certified tree expert

 

 
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