Below is a sample of the plant damage that has been seen in the Cedar Mill area in the summer of 2017 as a result of the infestation of Japanese beetles.
Damage on Rosa sp. from the Japanese Beetle. Photograph by Oregon Department of Agriculture.
Japanese beetle caught feeding on a flower. Photograph by Oregon Department of Agriculture.
Live beetle bites into unidentified plant leaf. Photograph by Oregon Department of Agriculture.
This Japanese beetle community eradication project is a cooperative effort. This website is intended to provide readers with information that has been peer reviewed and produced from transparent and accountable sources. The Oregon Department of Agriculture is the lead agency for this project and this website is maintained by Samara Group. For further information about this community-based project, please contact: