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Major Infectious Disease Threatening Oak Trees in California

Major Infectious Disease Threatening Oak Trees in California

BY CHRIS KARR   Experts say that there is a serious, widespread disease threatening oak trees in northern and central California, and it’s getting worse. A recent survey conducted by scientists from UC Berkeley found that the amount of oak trees infected by Sudden Oak Death (SOD) has nearly doubled since last year. “The combination of a very, very […]

T.O. Has a Choice between Developers or their Heritage Oak Trees

T.O. Has a Choice between Developers or their Heritage Oak Trees

    By Gail Hubbs I’m sitting in my house located in “Thousand Oaks”,  reading from our local newspaper named “The Acorn”, and people wonder why there’s such an uproar over preserving our city’s oaks.  The city seal is an oak tree stamped on City Hall and every city bus and utility truck whose frequent […]