We are a joint-agency and NGO stakeholder group working in collaboration to coordinate the research, monitoring, management, regulation, and outreach and education related to the Polyphagous and Kuroshio Shot Hole Borers/Fusarium Dieback complex and other emerging pests of wildland and urban forests. This coordinating workgroup is comprised of representatives from public and private sectors including federal, state, county and municipal public agencies and groups, Native American tribes, the avocado and tree care industries, and private businesses and resource management organizations.
|California Avocado Commission||The Britton Fund||Western Chapter International Society of Aboriculture||California Firewood Taskforce
|Los Angeles County Department of Agricultural Commissioner/Weights and Measures||California Agricultural
Gevork Arakelian, Ph.D.
Senior Biologist, Los Angeles County