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Estes, Kelly Ann

State Agricultural Pest Survey Coordinator

Address and Contact Information

2084 Forbes Natural History Building
1816 S. Oak St.
M/C 652
Champaign, IL  61820
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Biography

Kelly is an entomologist at the University of Illinois where her role is the State Survey Coordinator of the Cooperative Agriculture Pest Survey (CAPS) program.  She coordinate surveys for invasive insects, pathogens and weeds that are a threat to Illinois’ agriculture, forestry, horticulture, and the environment. She works work with the Illinois Department of Agriculture and USDA-APHIS-PPQ along with industry stakeholders, University of Illinois Extension, and many others. In addition to coordinating surveys and managing the data associated with them, she helps develop public information and educational material for these invasive pests.

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