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GSOB Inventory Form

This form is intended to be used with the Goldspotted Oak Borer Field Identification Guide. It helps aid homeowners in GSOB surveying. 


This a comprehensive list of goldspotted oak borer (GSOB) related publications.

Training and Outreach Publications and Links

This page provides publications from the Goldspotted Oak Borer Steering Committee, Federal, State, and Regional partners.

Resources for Educators and Children's Outreach

Publications and information on curriculum, activities, puzzles and other resources for children about goldspotted oak borer (GSOB).

Oak Tree Management and Pest Resources

This page provides resources related to oak tree management including publications from U.S. Forest Service, Cal Fire, California Forest Stewardship Program, University of California?Agriculture and Natural Resource, and other resources focusing on firewood and pests.


We will be providing toolkits with downloadable management, outreach and media materials in the near future. So keep an eye out!


On this page you will find image galleries from GSOB workshops, as well as pictorial representations of host species, GSOB identification and symptoms, examples of impact, and recovery activities.

For more community photos visit us on flickr.