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The NJ EAB Task Force is comprised of representatives from the NJ Department of Agriculture, NJ State Forest Service, USDA APHIS, Rutgers University, and the US Forest Service.  The Task Force works to collaborate on EAB management decisions and advice, and to consolidate and disburse information and resources relevant to EAB in New Jersey.

Task Force representatives for each partner agency can be contacted as listed below:


New Jersey Department of Agriculture

Joseph Zoltowski
Director of the Division of Plant Industry

New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection

Rosa Yoo, State Forestry Services

U.S. Department of Agriculture

George Nelson, USDA, APHIS, PPQ 

Rutgers New Jersey Agricultural Experiment Station

Pam Zipse
Rutgers Urban Forestry Program 


Report signs of the beetle to the Department of Agriculture at 609-406-6939.


EAB Task Force