This site is dedicated to providing updates on the increased tree mortality seen across the Bay Area in recent months. Please continue to check back for new resources.
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East Bay Regional Park District map of the extent of dieback areas in the East Bay (April 2021) Download: Mapped Dieback Areas [PDF]
- Investigation of recent manzanita and knobcone pine dieback and mortality on Mount Diablo by Tedmund J. Swiecki and Elizabth Bernhardt, Phytosphere Research, October 2022
- Investigating the fungi responsible for the recent large-scale dieback of Blue Gum Eucalyptus (Eucalyptus globolus) in the San Francisco Bay Area by Matteo Garbelotto, U.C. Berkeley, September 2021 (These findings do not necessarily represent the views of the funders or the California Oak Mortality Task Force)
- Botryosphaeriaceae and Diaporthaceae in California Forest Environments by Chris Lee, CAL FIRE, August 2021
- An investigation into the causes of recent widespread Acacia spp. mortality in the San Francisco Bay Area by Matteo Garbelotto, UC Berkeley.
- UC IPM Pest Notes: Botryosphaeria Canker, by AJ Downer, Vega Dee, and T Michailides, 2022. UC ANR Publication 74177.
See CalFire’s Ready for Wildfire website for helpful information
Watering Mature Landscape Trees (YouTube video)
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