- Author: Pam Kan-Rice
"Trees are poems that the earth writes upon the sky,” wrote Kahlil Gibran. But trees falling into power lines have sparked catastrophic fires and falling trees have injured nature lovers.
To prevent power outages, PG&E looks for trees near power lines that need to be trimmed or removed. To prevent power outages and other mishaps caused by failing trees, Matteo Garbelotto, UC Cooperative Extension forest pathology specialist at UC Berkeley, has incorporated science into a mobile application that can...
- Author: Kara Manke
Reposted from the UC Berkeley News
A team of collaborators including the citizen science project SOD Blitz have detected the first cases of the infectious...
- Author: Katie Harrell
Reposted from the UCANR Green Blog
- Author: Sarah Yang
Efforts to predict the emergence and spread of sudden oak death, an infectious tree-killing disease, have gotten a big boost from the work of grassroots volunteers.