In conjunction with Invasive Species Awareness Month (ISAM), this roughly one hour segment will cover two invasive species in detail and touch on a few other pests of concern; Asian longhorn beetle, thousand cankers disease, Chinese longhorn beetle, sudden oak death and bur oak blight. All of these species pose a significant threat to Illinois' forests and urban areas. Basic identification and symptom information will be reviewed along with current range and State efforts at reducing species introduction and impact. New efforts for raising awareness across the State will be discussed. If time allows, a brief discussion regarding these efforts from the attendees will be encouraged.