About Sudden Oak Death
Stay up to date on the most recent SOD news by reading the current California Oak Mortality Task Force newsletter and browse their comprehensive website about SOD
Sudden Oak Death and Phytophthora ramorum: A Summary of the Literature. John T. Kliejunas, USDA Forest Service, 2010
Which plants are susceptible?
Before you take action, check to see if your oak is susceptible to SOD. Here's our handy guide for which species are susceptible in Sonoma county: Oaks in Sonoma County ID
It's important to know which plants can spread SOD to your oaks, tanoaks, and manzanitas. Reference the updated APHIS List1 of Regulated Hosts and Plants Proven or Associated with Phytophthora ramorum
Manzanitas are also at risk of infection. See a list of species here
What can be done about it?
Reference Manual for Managing Sudden Oak Death in California. What we know and don't know about SOD management in California
Homeowner's guide to Sudden Oak Death
Sudden Oak Death Management Guidelines Latest guidelines from University of California
Protecting Trees from Sudden Oak Death before Infection
SOD Blitz-Monitoring our neighborhoods and forests for SOD
Still have questions?
Submit your questions about SOD to TreeFAQs on UC Berkeley's sodblitz.org website that also houses SOD information, research, and event listing
Sudden Oak Death Education Program reports
- SOD Outreach in Sonoma County, Progress Report, June-December_2011
- SOD Outreach in Sonoma County, Progress Report, June_2010-May_2011
- SOD Outreach in Sonoma County, Progress Report, June 2010
- SOD Outreach in Sonoma County, Progress Report, Jan 2010
- SOD in Sonoma County, Final Report for Dec 2006-Dec 2008
- Sonoma County Sudden Oak Death Strategic Response Plan - January 2008