Disease & Insect Problems

Tree Disease & Insect Problems

Disease and insect pests create considerable problems for the trees of State College. Two of the more potentially harmful diseases in this area are Oak Wilt and Dutch Elm Disease. Both can severely impact public and private landscapes. For additional information on these two diseases, please download the publications listed below. Visit this site in the future for information on other potentially serious tree disease and insect problems.
  • Oak Wilt
  • Dutch Elm Disease
  • Gypsy Moth:  The Gypsy Moth Cooperative Suppression program is being coordinated by Centre County. Questions concerning the program including where and when spray applications may take place can be addressed by viewing the Gypsy Moth Page of the County's website, www.co.centre.pa.us, or by contacting the Borough's Public Works Department at (814) 234-7140.

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