Insect Information

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Although many insects are beneficial, some can spread disease to humans and destroy trees and other plants.  The town's Community Forester is happy to assist you in identifying a particular insect. 

For additional information concerning potentially dangerous and destructive insects in our region, please visit the following links:

>   Fairfax County Disease Carrying Insect Program - FIGHT THE BITE! - Mosquito and Tick Prevention

>   Mosquito and Tick Surveillance Traps

>   Emerald Ash Borer, Gypsy Moth, Asian Longhorned Beetle
      and Fall Cankerworm

To learn more about beneficial insects and how to control pests safely, check out the following links:

>   Controlling Pests

>   Beneficial Insects

>   Encourage Beneficial Insects