Sudden Oak Death is a tree disease caused by the plant pathogen Phytophthora ramorum. The disease kills some oak species and has had devastating effects on forests in California and Oregon. Read more about Sudden Oak Death.
Areas of Interest
P. ramorum in Wildlands The information in this section is geared toward land management, forestry and arboriculture professionals, including Best Management Practices.
NEW 2015 RFP from Forest Service Forest Health Protection
Jackson Demonstration State Forest closes trail to limit spread of P. ramorum. Read more…
Help stop the spread of forest pests – including Sudden Oak Death – on firewood! Check out the website of the California Firewood Task Force.
Calendar of Events
1/13/15 – 1/17/15 – California Native Plant Society Conservation Conference; San Jose