Goldspotted Oak Borer
Goldspotted Oak Borer
Goldspotted Oak Borer
University of California
Goldspotted Oak Borer

Debarking and Drying

Debarking

Removing the bark and drying small pieces of oak firewood under direct sunlight for one growing season is another tactic that may help contain pest populations. Homeowners should contact a licensed professional tree care specialist about this treatment option.

More Information

Cal Fire Tree Note #3 Controlling Bark Beetles in Wood Residue & Firewood

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