quke yoseSUDDEN OAK DEATH BLITZ EAST BAY RESULTS

THURSDAY, OCT. 3, 7-8:30pm – 159 MULFORD HALL, UC BERKELEY, CA

Dr. Matteo Garbellotto will discuss results of the April SOD Blitzes, present the first analyses on five years of surveys, and introduce several new APPS (SODMAP mobile for iPhone and for Android) to fully take advantage of the BLITZES data. His in this field has helped identify how this disease spreads and tactics for managing it. This is a highly recommended workshop.  For more information go to www.matteolab.org

SUDDEN OAK DEATH TREATMENT WORKSHOPS

In addition, Dr. Garbellotto will be conducting Sudden Oak Death (SOD) Treatment Workshops throughout the Bay Area in October and November.  Learn how to identify SOD affected trees, how and when to inoculate trees, and how to become a “citizen scientist” with the SOD identification and prevention effort.

East Bay Treatment Workshops: 

10/20 Sun 10am Tilden Regional Park – Spillway picnic area (near Lake Anza). Amelia Marshall – Amelia.marshall@att.net

10/23 Wed 1pm UC Berkeley – UC Berkeley Campus, SOD Treatment Training

11/24 Sun 1pm Oakland – Joaquin Miller Park, Oakland, CA Kimra McAfee – coordinator@sausalcreek.org

For further information on these meetings and a complete list of workshops throughout the BayArea  http://nature.berkeley.edu/garbelotto/english/sodblitzfollowup.php

SUDDEN OAK DEATH IN GARBER PARK

The Garber Park Stewards have participated in the Sudden Oak Death Blitz for the past three years.  Unfortunately, results from the blitzes have confirmed SOD in several of the Coast Live Oaks in Garber.  In April, 2011, Lech Naumovich, botanist and  Executive Director of Golden Hour Restoration Institute (goldenhour.org) conducted a workshop on SOD in Garber.  Read more and download a copy of his informative hand-out: http://www.garberparkstewards.blogspot.com/2011_04_17_archive.html

For more information on Sudden Oak Death in Garber Park and ways you can help prevent the spread of SOD in Claremont Canyon contact Shelagh at garberparkstewards@gmail.com

– based email by Shelagh B. of Garber Park Stewards

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