The Alberta Insect Pest Monitoring Network strives to provide timely, accurate insect management information and resources to support Alberta’s agricultural industry. The success of the network depends on its dedicated partners that assist with surveillance, including:
- agriculture fieldmen
- applied research associations
- Alberta Agriculture and Forestry staff
For questions about the network, contact Scott Meers by email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Field entry protocol (PDF, 180 KB)
Latest in-season survey maps with associated risk levels.
Insect online reporting tools
Insect survey and forecast maps
If you see any of these insects, capture them in a container and freeze. Record where you captured them and contact us at email@example.com.
Crop invasive species
Swede Midge Contarinia nasturtii
If you find damage to canola plants that looks like Swede midge, email firstname.lastname@example.org.
or call 310-FARM.
Bronzed Blossom Pollen Beetle Brassicogethes viridescens
Brown Marmorated Stink Bug Halyomorpha halys
Japanese Beetle Popillia japonica
Lesser Grain Borer Rhyzopertha dominica
Western Bean Cutworm Striacosta albicosta (PDF, 3 MB)
Ornamental invasive species
Asian Longhorned Beetle Anoplophora glabripennis
Emerald Ash Borer Agrilus planipennis
Elm Bark Beetle (Dutch Elm Disease)
Redneck Long-horned Beetle Aromia bungii
Red Lily Beetle Lilioceris lilii
For information about the Prairie Pest Monitoring Network, visit the Prairie Pest Monitoring Network blog.