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Sudden Oak Death

2014 SOD Blitz - APRIL 19

April 19, 2014  - This Spring, find the bay trees that remain infected through drought. Meetings will be held in Santa Rosa, Sebastopol, Sonoma and Cloverdale.

  • Sebastopol 9-10 AM, Sebastopol Center for the Arts, 282 South High Street
  • Santa Rosa 9-10 AM, Spring Lake Park Environmental Discovery Center, 5585 Newanga Ave
  • Cloverdale 11-12 AM, Cloverdale Historical Society, 215 N. Cloverdale Blvd
  • Sonoma, 9-10 AM, Sonoma Community Center, 276 East Napa Street


or go to

A Reference Manual for Managing Sudden Oak Death in California

A new publication from the USDA Forest Service by Swiecki and Bernhardt, December 2013.

Excellent, free, see it here. It covers what we know, what we don't know, about:

  • Identification
  • Management before, during and after infection
  • Sanitation
  • Monitoring
  • Restoration

Managing Sudden Oak Death, a Meeting for Forest Landowners

March 22, 2014, 9 am-2 pm. Salmon Creek School, 1935  Bohemian Highway, Occidental, CA.

For forest landowners. This meeting is free of charge but to REGISTER and find out more about it, CLICK HERE.

Sponsored by University of California Cooperative Extension and Gold Ridge Resource Conservation District





Nov 9 Community Meeting in Cloverdale

New areas of infection in the County, what to expect, and what you can do about it.

Saturday November 9, 10-11:30 am, Cloverdale Historical Society, 215 N Cloverdale Blvd, Cloverdale Map/directions

No registration necessary, open to all.

SOD Community Meeting

  • Saturday, November 2, 2013
  • 10 am-Noon
    SOD meeting in Spring Lake Park
  • UCCE, 133 Aviation Blvd, Santa Rosa
  • Map/Directions
  • FREE, but please register here:
  • Presented by Dr. Doug Schmidt of the UC Berkeley Forest Pathology Laboratory

    You will learn the most recent information on SOD; IPM approaches to managing SOD; and how to select oaks for treatment

2013 SOD Blitz

The results are in, see them HERE.

Attend a meeting in Cloverdale in November 2013 to discuss Blitz results. Check back here for date, time, and location.


What are your concerns about SOD?


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