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.
P. ramorum confirmed in the Mad River watershed, Humboldt County. Read more…
The Art of Saving Oaks – the fourth exhibition of art related to oak woodlands, entirely online from February 2014-February 2015.
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
4/11 – Santa Cruz SOD Blitz Training
4/12 – South Skyline SOD Blitz Training
4/18 – Mendocino SOD Blitz Training, Option 1
4/19 – Mendocino SOD Blitz Training, Option 2
4/19 – Sonoma SOD Blitz Training, 3
4/26 – Marin, San Rafael and San Mateo, Burlingame Hills SOD Blitz Trainings
5/3 – Monterey SOD Blitz Training
5/10 – Contra Costa and Alameda SOD Blitz Trainings
5/16 – San Luis Obispo SOD Blitz Training
5/17 – San Mateo-Santa Clara, Woodside-Portola Valley/Emerald Hills/San Carlos/Atherton SOD Blitz Training
5/18 – Santa Clara SOD Blitz Training
5/22 – San Francisco SOD Blitz Training
5/24 – Santa Clara, Los Altos Hills SOD Blitz Training
5/31 – Napa SOD Blitz Training