UNDER FEDERAL QUARANTINE
The following targeted Hungry Pests have federal quarantines in certain areas of this state. Note: Other Federal and State quarantines may apply.
Emerald Ash Borer
Attacks: Ash trees
European Gypsy Moth
Attacks: More than 300 species of trees and shrubs
Imported Fire Ant
Attacks: Corn, soybean, okra and citrus, among other crops
In addition to federal quarantines, state-level quarantines might apply.
Learn about state-level quarantines.
Download North Carolina's invasive pests factsheet.
This state has some crop, forest, or urban area(s) where the following pests or diseases could survive year-round.
Asian Gypsy Moth
Attacks: A wide variety of North American trees and shrubs
Asian Longhorned Beetle
Attacks: Hardwood trees, including maples, ash and elm
European Grapevine Moth
Attacks: Grapes and berries
False Codling Moth
Attacks: More than 100 species of plants, fruit trees and field crops
Giant African Snail
Attacks: More than 500 different types of plants
Light Brown Apple Moth
Attacks: More than 2,000 species of plants and trees and 250 agricultural crops
Old World Bollworm
Attacks: more than 180 plant species including agricultural crops
Attacks: fruit crops and trees
Sudden Oak Death
Attacks: Broad range of hardwoods, softwoods, landscape and herbaceous plants
Plant Pest or Disease
State Plant Health Director
Phone: 919 855 7600
Animal Pest or Disease
Phone: 919 855 7700
Find state department of agriculture contacts here.