There are a wide variety of native and non-native insects that can impact trees.  Some cause serious damage and can lead to tree death, while others are largely benign.  Learn more about insect pests commonly found on Kentucky trees in this section.

   

Photos courtesy:
Bagworm: Ellen Crocker
Hemlock Wooly Adelgid: Chris Evans, University of Illinois, Bugwood.org
Scarlet oak sawfly: Robert L. Anderson, USDA Forest Service, Bugwood.org