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California Oak Mortality Task Force
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A conversation with Dr. Matteo Garbelotto (UC Berkeley), Dr. Jennifer Parke (Oregon State University) and Dr. Gary Chastagner (Washington State University)
Visualizing Sudden Oak Death: A session with the experts
Thu, February 13, 2014, 4:00 PM
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This the first I've heard of this situation; I'm concerned about the same thing happening in my hoe town, and surrounding areas. These tree's are all we hAve left after the pine beattle took most of those.It could wipe out every tree on Palomar mnt.
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The California Oak Mortality Task Force (COMTF) is a non-profit group working to manage Sudden Oak Death in California. COMTF was formed in August 2000 by merging the efforts of two separate state organizations: The California Forest Pest Council (CFPC) and the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection (CDF). The resulting Task Force is a consensus-driven coalition of research/educational institutions, public agencies, non-profit organizations, and private interests. Its primary purpose is to coordinate research, management, monitoring, education, and public policy efforts addressing elevated levels of oak mortality in California resulting from Sudden Oak Death (SOD). As we learn more about P. ramorum, our concern has broadened to include the other diseases it causes.
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