[Fosc] Sudden Oak Death (SOD) Blitz-East Bay this weekend!

Kimra McAfee via Fosc fosc at lists.sausalcreek.org
Wed Apr 6 13:17:53 PDT 2016


Hi Friends of Sausal Creek,

As always, there are many ways you can help in the watershed this 
weekend.  But the Sudden Oak Death (SOD) Blitz is a once a year citizen 
science opportunity, and it isn't too late to sign up to help this 
weekend for the East Bay survey.  Trainings are held on Saturday morning 
(April 9), 10 a.m., in Orinda, or Saturday afternoon, 1:30 p.m., on the 
UC Berkeley campus.  Visit the FOSC event calendar at 
www.sausalcreek.org <http://www.sausalcreek.org> > Programs > Event 
Calendar for more details and RSVP information.  After the one hour 
training, you survey on your own to look for suspect trees, returning 
samples to a drop box by Sunday night.

Prior surveys have yielded positive results in the watershed. Event 
organizer Dr. Matteo Garbelotto suggests that after several years of 
drought it would be good to revisit areas previously infested.  You can 
travel through the watershed using Google Earth to see past survey 
results and learn more about Sudden Oak Death at www.sodblitz.org 
<http://www.sodblitz.org>.

I am happy to help you plan routes, or you can survey where you want ... 
including your own back yard.

Thanks for your help,
Kimra

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Kimra McAfee, Executive Director
Friends of Sausal Creek
P.O. Box 2737
Oakland, CA 94602

ph:  510.501.FOSC (3672)
e-mail: coordinator at sausalcreek.org <mailto:coordinator at sausalcreek.org>
web: www.sausalcreek.org <http://www.sausalcreek.org>


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