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.
Five new waterways found positive in 2013. Read more…
The Art of Savings 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
3/11–3/13 – 60th Annual Conference on Soilborne Plant Pathogens; Dominican University of California, San Rafael, CA
3/22 – SOD Management Meeting hosted by the University of California Cooperative Extension, Sonoma, and the Gold Ridge Regional Conservation District; Occidental, CA
5 – Santa Lucia SOD Blitz Training; Santa Lucia Preserve