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Education

(This page is still under construction. Videos and additional resources will be added here to help aid in the identification of disease symptoms and how you can help!)
Watch a video presentation summarizing the efforts and plans of the Oak Conservation Alliance 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Beech Bark Disease (BBD): Symptoms of the disease include beech snap, white specks on the tree’s bark, black tarry spots, red fruiting bodies of the fungus, a thinning canopy, thinning crown, and roughed bark.

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Sudden Oak Death: Infects the phloem and inner bark to cause bleeding cankers on susceptible members of the Fagaceae

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Oak Wilt: Fungal mats can be found by looking for inconspicuous narrow cracks in the bark of dying red oaks leading to hollow areas between the bark and wood.

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