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 P. ramorum water find in Houston, Texas! Read more…
The 2012 Newsletter Summary Report is now available online.
Watch the videos and slideshows from the Fifth Sudden Oak Death Science Symposium
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
5/11 – Mendocino SOD Blitz; Fort Bragg
5/13-17 – 7th Western Hazard Tree Workshop; Sedona, Arizona
5/14 – Best Management Practices Programs for CA Nurseries; UCCE Monterey County
5/18 – South Bay SOD Blitz; two location options