Regional Resolutions: CPB EPB SPB WPB

NPB Resolutions

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2017 Annual Meeting, Savannah, Georgia


  1. Funding to Support Training for State Departments of Agriculture (PPQ Response)
  2. Appreciation to the Georgia Department of Agriculture
  3. NPB PPQ Communications
  4. Raw Wood Pests
  5. ALB Eradication and Program Support      (USDA Response)
  6. US Forest Service Forest Health Protection


2016 Annual Meeting, Wilmington, Delaware


  1. Support for Gypsy Moth STS
  2. Imported Raw Wood Products
  3. Pest Survey Supply Concerns
  4. Support for a National CAPS Meeting
  5. Prioritization of Cooperative Agreement Funding Timing
  6. NPB PPQ Communications
  7. Appreciation to the Delaware Department of Agriculture


2015 Annual Meeting, Sedona, Arizona


  1. Communication Concerns
  2. Plum Pox Virus and Potato Cyst Nematode Concerns
  3. SPHD Key Partners
  4. Support for Honey Bee Survey
  5. Support of the Strategic Alliance
  6. Appreciation to the Arizona Department of Agriculture
  7. Streamlining Cooperative Agreements


2014 Annual Meeting, St. Louis, Missouri


  1. Appreciation to the Missouri Department of Agriculture and the USDA, APHIS, PPQ, Missouri State Plant Health Director’s Office
  2. Support for a National Cooperative Agricultural Pest Survey Meeting


2013 Annual Meeting, Louisville, Kentucky


  1. Appreciation to the University of Kentucky
  2. Appreciation to Meeting Facilitators
  3. USDA APHIS PPQ Fulfillment of Plant Protection Act of 2000
  4. Biological Control as a Component of Integrated Weed Control
  5. Continued Support for Laboratory Testing of Regulatory Samples



2012 Annual Meeting, Mystic, Connecticut

Policy Statements:


2011 Annual Meeting, Denver, Colorado


  1. Appreciation to the Colorado Department of Agriculture

Policy Statements:



2010 Annual Meeting, Indianapolis, Indiana


  1. Appreciation to the Indiana Department of Natural Resources

Policy Statements:



2009 Annual Meeting, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma


  1. Appreciation to the Oklahoma Department of Agriculture, Food, and Forestry
  2. Recognition of Customs and Border Protection (CBP) and USDA, APHIS, PPQ And its Commitment to Agricultural Mission Mandates



2008 Annual Meeting, Solomons, Maryland


  1. Appreciation to the Maryland Department of Agriculture and USDA, APHIS, PPQ
  2. Appreciation to the 2008 National Plant Board Sponsors and Hotel Staff

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2007 Annual Meeting, Honolulu, Hawaii

  1. Appreciation to the Hawaii Department of Agriculture, Plant Industry Division
  2. National Strategy for Mitigation of Risks Associated with the Movement of Firewood
  3. Sirex noctilio Biological Control and Quarantine
  4. Gypsy Moth Program Funding
  5. Request for National Survey for Exotic Honey Bee Pests
  6. State and Private Forestry Redesign Initiative
  7. Streamlined Process for Review And Approval of New Treatment Methods


2006 Annual Meeting, Milwaukee, Wisconsin

  1. Appreciation to the Wisconsin Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection
  2. Diagnostic Support and Increased Funding for Cooperative Agricultural Pest Survey (CAPS)
  3. Request to Include Pine Straw as a Regulated Article
  4. Operational Review of the Netherlands Pre-Clearance Program
  5. Funding and Agency Response for Exotic Insect Pest Programs
  6. Request to Fully Fund USDA, Forest Service Gypsy Moth Slow-The-Spread, Eradication, and Suppression Programs
  7. Program Activities Following the Phytophthora ramorum Federal Order
  8. Export Certification and Inspection
  9. Plum Pox Eradication


2005 Annual Meeting, Biloxi, Mississippi

  1. Appreciation to the Mississippi Department Of Agriculture and Commerce
  2. Soybean Rust Program Oversight
  3. United States Department Of Homeland Security, Customs and Border Protection
    Vacant Positions At Ports Of Entry
  4. Wood Boring Pests: Asian Long-Horned Beetle and Emerald Ash Borer
  5. Emerging Plant Pests and Pest Detection
  6. Phythphora ramorum (Sudden Oak Death)
  7. National Honey Bee Survey
  8. National Seed Health System Accreditation

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