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Invasive Jumping Worm Frequently Asked Questions

The following FAQ was developed from discussion at UMass Extension's January 2022 Jumping Worm Conference.  Questions have been edited for clarity.


Contributing Authors:

  • Dr. Annise Dobson, Postdoctoral Researcher, Yale School of the Environment
  • Dr. Josef Görres, Dept. of Plant and Soil Science, University of Vermont
  • Dr. Justin Richardson, Dept. of Geosciences, University of Massachusetts, Amherst
  • Dr. Olga Kostromytska, Extension Assistant Professor and Turf Entomologist, UMass Stockbridge School of Agriculture
  • Tawny Simisky, Entomologist, UMass Extension, Landscape, Nursery and Urban Forestry Program


  • Jennifer Kujawski, Horticulturist
Last Updated: 
July 2022