Best Management Practices

The California Oak Mortality Task Force has compiled Best Management Practices (BMPs) for a number of wildland and urban-interface area activities and user groups. Also see Nursery BMPs.

Sudden Oak Death Guidelines for Landscapers and Gardeners (Last update: July 2014)

A Christmas Tree Grower’s Guide to Sudden Oak Death (Last update: July 2014)

Sudden Oak Death Guidelines for Forestry (Last update: July 2014)

A Guide for Recreational Users: Simple Precautions to Prevent the Spread of Sudden Oak Death (Last update: July 2014)

A Guide for Collecting in Forests: Simple Precautions to Prevent the Spread of Sudden Oak Death (Last update: July 2014)

Sudden Oak Death Guidelines for Arborists (Last update: July 2014)

A Homeowner’s Guide to Sudden Oak Death

Printable Summary Handout for Homeowners (Last update: February 2008)

A Safety Message for Firefighters: Precautions Regarding Sudden Oak Death (Last update: June 2008)

A Guide For Tribal Plant Gatherers: Simple Precautions to Prevent the Spread of Sudden Oak Death (Last update: July 2014)

A Reference Manual for Managing Sudden Oak Death in California: This publication is intended to help resource management professionals and landowners understand and manage sudden oak death (SOD) in California forests

Spanish Fact Sheet

Spanish Guidelines for Arborists

Spanish Guidelines for Forest Collectors