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
> 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