Learn what YOU can do to slow down the spread of Sudden Oak Death.
Attend a 2-hour field treatment workshop at the Spillway Picnic Area inTilden Park, Berkeley, and learn about methods aimed at the prevention and spread of Sudden Oak Death. In this workshop presented by Dr. Garbelotto, UCCE Specialist in Forest Pathology and Mycology, UC Berkeley, you will learn the latest information on SOD, methods for the prevention and spread of the Sudden Oak Death, the selection of ideal candidate trees for treatment, as well as the factors to consider to insure effective treatment, and when and how to treat trees. Dr. Garbelotto will also address fire issues such as how and when to perform yard work so as not to increase the risk of infection, and how to safely dispose of infected plant material.
Presenter: Dr. Matteo Garbelotto, UCCE Specialist in Forest Pathology and Mycology, UC Berkeley. Dr. Garbelotto conducted pioneering research in the identification and disbursement of Phytopthora ramorum on the Pacific Coast and has expanded this investigations to include strategies for prevention and on-site treatments for Sudden Oak Death (SOD).
Dr. Garbelotto is presenting this workshop at various locations throughout the Bay Area. East Bay locations include Garber Park, Knowland Park, Lafayette/Orinda, and UC Berkeley Campus (Wednesdays in October and November). Complete information on these workshops is available at www.matteolab.com.