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

GSOB Management StoryMap

This goldspotted oak borer (GSOB) story map provides information to help private property owners and communities identify and manage GSOB infestations and prevent the spread of GSOB to new areas.

Recent GSOB Detections
GSOB was detected in recently-killed and dying California black oaks in these unincorporated communities in
San Bernardino County.

Spring 2020 – Forest Falls area
October 2019 – Wrightwood area
August 2019 – Sugarloaf community and Moodridge area near Big Bear
November 2018 – Oak Glen area


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