Get involved/report suspected cases

You can assist us in spotting suspected outbreaks of plant diseases across Northern Ireland. If you think you have identified a potential threat, there are a number of ways you can alert us.


The TreeCheck app enables users to report details and send a photo of suspect diseased trees or evidence of insect damage to DAERA in the North or the Department of Agriculture, Food and Marine (DAFM) in the Republic of Ireland. A GPS enabled smartphone can also capture the location to make it easier for plant health officials to follow up with an inspection. The app will help in the early detection pests and diseases.

Contact DAERA Plant Health Inspection Branch

You can submit information on suspected cases.

Plant Health Inspection Branch
DAERA Northern Ireland
Tel:  0300 200 7847

Social media - Twitter and Facebook

You can also contact us via our Twitter and Facebook feeds, leaving information on suspected cases, preferably with photography of the affected species.



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