SOD Blitz Meetings Spring 2018

Trainings will last one hour, samples have to be collected after the training, all collection materials will be provided, but bring your mobile phone or GPS device. Possibly install the free App SODmap mobile before the meeting – Press Release

3/31 – 9 am, RFFI Conference Room, 90 West Redwood Avenue, Fort Bragg
Contact: Mario Abreu

4/7 – 10 am, CARMEL VALLEY VILLAGE, Garland Ranch Regional Park Museum Hall, 700 West Carmel Valley Road.
Contact: Kerri Frangioso

The Santa Lucia Preserve SOD Blitz for SLP residents
Contact: Christy Wyckoff

4/14 – 10 am, SOUTH SKYLINE, Saratoga Summit Forestry and Fire Protection (CalFire) CDF fire station. 12900 Skyline Blvd, Los Gatos, CA
Contact: Jane Manning
MidPen Open Space Contact: Coty Sifuentes

1 pm, SARATOGA & Mid Pen Open Space, Montalvo Art Center, The Art Commons, 15400 Montalvo Rd., Saratoga, CA.
Contact: Ann Northrup
MidPen Open Space Contact: Coty Sifuentes

4/18 – 6 pm, SANTA CRUZ, The U.C. Santa Cruz Botanic Garden, UCSC Campus, Santa Cruz, CA.
Contact: Tina Popenuck

4/20 – 6.30 pm, ATASCADERO Library Martin Polin Room, 6555 Capistrano Ave, Atascadero, CA 93422
Contact: Lauren Brown
Contact: Kim Corella

4/21 – 12 pm, SAN LUIS OBISPO County, Department of Agriculture, 2156 Sierra Way, San Luis Obispo, CA 93401
Contact: Kim Corella
Contact: Lauren Brown

4/28 – 10 am, EAST BAY, U.C. BERKELEY, Morgan Lounge, 114 Morgan Hall, UCB campus.

1 pm, EAST BAY, ORINDA Public Library, Garden Room, 26 Orinda Way.
Contact: Bill Hudson

Burlingame Hills
Contact Steve Epstein

5/3 – 5:30 pm, Petaluma Community Center, 320 N McDowell Blvd, Petaluma
Register at
Contact: Kerry Wininger

5/5 – 10 am, MARIN, Dominican College, Joseph R. Fink Science Center, Rm 103.
Contact: Wolfgang Schweigkofler

5/5 – Sonoma County (four events)
– 9:00 am, Sonoma State University’s Galbreath Preserve; meet at Yorkville Post Office (25400 CA-128, Yorkville);
Samples will be collected during the event on-site 9:00 am – 1:00 pm
– 9:30 am, Graton Community Club; 8996 Graton Rd, Graton
– 9:30 am, Spring Lake Park Environmental Discovery Center; 393 Violetti Drive, Santa Rosa. Use park entrance at
Violetti Drive, upper parking lot.
– 10:30 am, Sonoma Valley Regional Library; 755 W Napa St, Sonoma
Register for each location at
Contact: Kerry Wininger

5/6 – 10:00 am , Sonoma State University’s Fairfield Osborn Preserve, Lichau Rd, Penngrove 94951,
Samples will be collected during the event on-site.
Register at
Contact: Kerry Wininger

5/8 – 8:30 am, San Francisco, County Fair Building, Recreation Room, Golden Gate Park San Francisco
Contacts : Andersen, Eric,
Conforti, Christa:

5/12 – 10 am, “Woodside, Portola Valley, Atherton, Redwood City, Los Altos Hills” SOD Blitz, Woodside Town Hall 2955 Woodside Rd., Woodside.
Contact: Debbie Mendelson
LAH Contact: Sue Welch
MidPen Open Space Contact: Coty Sifuentes

5/12 – 1 pm, The Los Gatos/ 23230 Summit Road, Los Gatos
Contact: Guillhamet brothers:

5/16 – 5:30 pm, Orleans at the Karuk Tribe’s Council Chambers
Contact: Heather Rickard

5/19 – 10 am, Napa, UC Cooperative Extension classroom, 1710 Soscol, Napa
Contact: Bill Pramuk

10 am Happy Camp at the Karuk Tribe’s People’s Center
Contact: Heather Rickard


Kashia Pomo tribal lands. Contact: Kerry Wininger


Training Session Workshops for Arborists – PowerPoint and Reference Material

4/17 Santa Rosa – Free Arborist, Tree Care Specialist, and Urban Forester Spring Sudden Oak Death Training Session; UC Cooperative Extension, Sonoma County; 133 Aviation Blvd. #109, Santa Rosa; 9:00 am – 1:00 pm; Register at For more information, contact Kerry Wininger at

4/24 UC Berkeley – Free Arborist, Tree Care Specialist, and Urban Forester Spring Sudden Oak Death Training Session; UC Berkeley, Morgan Lounge; 114 Morgan Hall, Berkeley; 9:00 am – 1:00 pm; email

5/1 Santa Cruz – Free Arborist, Tree Care Specialist, and Urban Forester Spring Sudden Oak Death Training Session; UC Santa Cruz Arboretum; 1156 High St, Large Conference Room, Santa Cruz; 9:00 am – 1:00 pm; To register, or for more information, contact Brett Hall at

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