Press Releases

These press releases were published by the Task Force from October 2001 to the present. They are listed with the most current first.

Press releases and media alerts are handled by the Public Information Officer. For more assistance or questions, please contact Katie Palmieri.

2014 Press Releases

2014 SOD Blitz Informative Results Reporting 09.22.14

2014 SOD Blitz Advisory for Meeting Locations 09.16.14

Communities join in the fight against SOD 04.01.14

Sudden Oak Death Confirmed in Trinity County 03.03.14

“Visualizing Sudden Oak Death” Through an Interactive E-Conference 02.06.14

“Visualizing Sudden Oak Death” E-Conference  01.14.14

2013 Press Releases

Empowering citizens – Putting Sudden Oak Death on the map and in people’s hands 05.07.13

SOD Citizen Scientist Surveys – Kickoff in Santa Cruz 04.08.13

2012 Press Releases

Sudden Oak Death is on the rise – Citizen scientist surveys provide valuable early detection 10.10.12

New Sudden Oak Death Introduction Into UK Despite Quarantine Effort 07.11.12

2011 Press Releases

Sudden Oak Death is on the rise according to large-scale citizen scientist survey 10.02.11

Sudden Oak Death Found in Presidio National Park 03.29.11

Carmel Valley Community Meeting – Responding to the threat of Sudden Oak Death 03.03.11

2010 Press Releases

Carmel Valley Community Meeting – Responding to the threat of Sudden Oak Death10.27.10

WOODSIDE AND PORTOLA VALLEY SUDDEN OAK DEATH BLITZ 5.17.10

SUDDEN OAK DEATH PREVENTATIVE TREATMENT TRAINING SESSIONS 3.2.10

2009 Press Releases

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MEDIA ASKED TO PROMOTE SUDDEN OAK DEATH PREVENTATIVE TREATMENT IN PREPARATION FOR EL NINO 10.5.09

FREE SUDDEN OAK DEATH PREVENTATIVE TREATMENT TRAINING SESSIONS 8.26.09

FOURTH SUDDEN OAK DEATH SCIENCE SYMPOSIUM 6.9.09

EAST BAY SUDDEN OAK DEATH BLITZ 5.16.09

LOS ALTOS HILLS SUDDEN OAK DEATH BLITZ 5.9.09

NORTHERN BIG SUR AND CARMEL SUDDEN OAK DEATH BLITZ 4.1.09

SANTA LUCIA SUDDEN OAK DEATH BLITZ 3.30.09

WOODSIDE/PORTOLA VALLEY SUDDEN OAK DEATH BLITZ 3.30.09

PEPPERWOOD PRESERVE SUDDEN OAK DEATH BLITZ 3.30.09

FREE SUDDEN OAK DEATH PREVENTATIVE TREATMENT TRAINING SESSIONS 1.29.09

2008 Press Releases

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SUDDEN OAK DEATH PREVENTION AND TREATMENT STRATEGIES INFORMATIONAL COMMUNITY MEETING 10.13.08

SUDDEN OAK DEATH PREVENTION AND TREATMENT STRATEGIES INFORMATIONAL COMMUNITY MEETING 9.30.08

SUDDEN OAK DEATH PREVENTATIVE TREATMENT TRAINING SESSIONS 9.4.08

MENDOCINO SUDDEN OAK DEATH BLITZ 6.3.08

EAST BAY SUDDEN OAK DEATH BLITZ 5.20.08

SUDDEN OAK DEATH IN BELMONT: A COMMUNITY MEETING 5.12.08

FIRST SUDDEN OAK DEATH BLITZ IS A SUCCESS 5.12.08

SUDDEN OAK DEATH WILDLAND TRAINING SESSION 4.30.08

STUDY IDENTIFIES SUDDEN OAK DEATH INTRODUCTION POINTS INTO CALIFORNIA’S FORESTS, AND FINDS PATHOGEN IS EVOLVING 4.16.08

SUDDEN OAK DEATH: A DECADE OF MANAGEMENT CHALLENGES – CA OAK MORTALITY TASK FORCE MEETING 4.8.08

SUDDEN OAK DEATH WILDLAND TRAINING SESSION 4.8.08

SUDDEN OAK DEATH PREVENTATIVE TREATMENT TRAINING SESSIONS 2.21.08

SUDDEN OAK DEATH IN SAN MATEO COUNTY: A COMMUNITY MEETING 1.17.08

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2007 Press Releases

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SUDDEN OAK DEATH SPREADS IN SOLANO COUNTY: A COMMUNITY MEETING 10.22.07

SUDDEN OAK DEATH IN SAN MATEO COUNTY: A COMMUNITY MEETING 10.18.07

SUDDEN OAK DEATH PREVENTATIVE TREATMENT TRAINING MEDIA OPPORTUNITY 10.16.07

SUDDEN OAK DEATH IN SANTA CLARA COUNTY:A COMMUNITY MEETING 9.10.07

SUDDEN OAK DEATH SCIENCE SYMPOSIUM III 2.13.07

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2006 Press Releases

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HUMBOLDT COUNTY SUDDEN OAK DEATH SUPPRESSION EFFORTS RECOGNIZED BY CALIFORNIA BOARD OF FORESTRY AND FIRE PROTECTION 11.8.06

SUDDEN OAK DEATH AERIAL MONITORING INFORMATIONAL MEETINGS 4.19.06

SUDDEN OAK DEATH SPREADS IN WEST MARIN: A COMMUNITY MEETING March 14, 2006   2.22.06

SUDDEN OAK DEATH SUPRESSION EFFORTS ALONG AVENUE OF THE GIANTS 1.25.06 View Southern Humboldt County Experimental Treatment Project photo.

GROUP TO IMPLEMENT SUDDEN OAK DEATH MANAGEMENT ACTIVITIES IN SOUTHERN HUMBOLDT 1.19.06

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2005 Press Releases

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SUDDEN OAK DEATH MEDIA FIELD TRIP TO PFEIFFER BIG SUR STATE PARK 1.12.05

CONGRESSMAN WOOLSEY TO PARTICIPATE IN SUDDEN OAK DEATH “HOT TOPIC RESEARCH” MEDIA AVAILABILITY 1.12.05

SUDDEN OAK DEATH “NURSERY IMPACT” MEDIA AVAILABILITY 1.12.05

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2004 Press Releases

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SOD SYMPOSIUM II NEWS ADVISORY 12.6.04

SUDDEN OAK DEATH FOUND IN SAN FRANCISCO COUNTY 8.19.04

SODBUSTERS 1 YEAR ANNIVERSARY 5.4.04

WOOD ROSE FOUND TO BE HOST OF SUDDEN OAK DEATH PATHOGEN 4.1.04

SOD FOUND IN LOS ANGELES COUNTY NURSERY 3.10.04

HUMBOLDT COUNTY REMOVES SUDDEN OAK DEATH – INFECTED TREES 2.19.04

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2003 Press Releases

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CALIFORNIA CELEBRATES ARBOR DAY 3.7.03

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2002 Press Releases

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SUDDEN OAK DEATH SCIENCE SYMPOSIUM “THE STATE OF OUR KNOWLEDGE” 12.3.02

COMTF WINTER 2002 MEETING”SUDDEN OAK DEATH STATE PRIORITIES AND RESEARCH” 11.18.02

UC RESEARCHERS CONFIRM COAST REDWOOD AND DOUGLAS FIR AS HOSTS FOR SUDDEN OAK DEATH PATHOGEN 9.4.02

SUDDEN OAK DEATH HITS TWO MORE COUNTIES 7.8.02

BROADENING OUR UNDERSTANDING OF SUDDEN OAK DEATH 5.10.02

SUDDEN OAK DEATH HAZARD TREE PROPOSAL APPROVED 4.8.02

REDWOODS NOT CONFIRMED AS SUDDEN OAK DEATH HOST 1.29.02

SUDDEN OAK DEATH FIREWOOD WARNING 1.8.02

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2001 Press Releases

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SUDDEN OAK DEATH CLAIMS TWO MORE COUNTIES 10.17.01

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