Submit a Specimen
Looking for help diagnosing a tree health issue? Reach out to one of the resources below to get some answers; submitting or sending a photograph of your specimen may be necessary.
Ask a Master Gardener: The Master Gardener Volunteer Helpline serves Vermont residents by providing science-based information about home horticulture issues.
Forest Biology Lab: The Department of Forests, Parks, & Recreation Forest Biology Lab provides assistance with tree health diagnoses and recommendations. For more information or to submit a sample contact Trish Hanson via email, or call 802-879-5687.
VT Invasives: Think you might have found an invasive forest pest, plant, or aquatic organism? Learn more and report a potential sighting at vtinvasives.org.