Fighting the Goldspotted Oak Borer Saving Native California Oaks from an Invasive Killer

Fighting the Goldspotted Oak Borer Instructional Video

Oak Grove, a small San Diego backcountry community, is a success story in stopping an invasive, tree-killing pest from attacking California’s beautiful native oaks. The Goldspotted Oak Borer (GSOB) is a deadly invasive pest that that is threatening California’s oak trees. In this video, UC wildlife biologist Dr. Tom Scoot and arborist Bret Hutchinson summarize proven techniques for identifying and treating GSOB.

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Village News, 8/27/22: Learn how to protect California oak trees from a deadly, invasive pest

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