2018 Sudden Oak Death Blitz

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Date(s) - 04/14/2018
10:00 am - 11:00 am

Saratoga Summit Fire Station


Training meeting led by UC Berkeley’s Forest Pathology Lab researchers

Although the risk of oak infection dropped through 2015, as indicated by the lower
percentage of bay laurel leaf samples that tested positive in the Blitzes, the risk has
increased in the past two years. Plug into effort to understand this devastating forest
disease. SOD is altering our Santa Cruz Mtns. forest composition. The Blitz data helps
land managers respond to these changes and preserve oak genetic diversity.

More info: http://www.sodblitz.org

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