Calendar of Events

Below is a list of current trainings or events related to Sudden Oak Death. For information on past events click here.


11/3 – 11/6 – 7th California Oak Symposium; Visalia Convention Center, Visalia; For more information, go to

11/7 – SOD and the Mattole Watershed Community Meeting; Honeydew School, 1 Wilder Ridge Rd, Honeydew; 11:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m.; The session includes a SOD status update and symptom identification and sampling field training. Participants may bring suspect bay leaf samples from their property for lab testing. For more information, contact Dan Stark at

11/10-11/14/14 – Seventh meeting of the IUFRO Working Party 7.02.09Phytophthora in Forests and Natural Ecosystems;” Esquel, Argentina.  For more information, registration, or abstract submission details, go to

11/12 – 11/132014 Annual Meeting of the California Forest Pest Council; USDA Forest Service, Wildland Fire Training & Conference Center; 3237 Peacekeeper Way; McClellan; More information will be forthcoming.  For more information, contact Katie Palmieri at

11/20/14 – SOD Workshop and Update for North Coast California and Southern Oregon; Gasquet Forest Service Office, 10600 Highway 199, Gasquet, CA; 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 noon; The workshop is jointly hosted by UCCE-Humbolt/Del Norte Counties and the Del Norte County Agricultural Department, and is intended for forest professionals and the general public. For more information, contact Dan Stark at

1/13/15-1/17/15 – California Native Plant Society Conservation Conference;  “Celebrating 50 Years of Progress and Promise;” Double-Tree by Hilton, San Jose, 2050 Gateway Pl, San Jose, CA 95110; Call for Abstracts open until July 10; Early Registration opens July 15. For a list of conference session information, go to: