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Pacific Southwest Research Station


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Pacific Southwest
Research Station

800 Buchanan Street
Albany, CA 94710-0011
(510) 883-8830
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Research Partnerships

Major Research Initiatives

Sudden Oak Death

Sudden Oak Death

The Sudden Oak Death/Phytophthora ramorum research program began in December 2002 with a national research program to address the emerging threat of sudden oak death. The research program has aggressively investigated key issues associated with this quarantine pathogen, providing findings to support decision-making by land managers, arborists, homeowners, regulators, nurserymen, policy makers, and others.

Tahoe Science Program

Tahoe Science Program

The U.S. Forest Service plays an instrumental role in the management of federal lands in and around the Lake Tahoe Basin. Research conducted by the PSW plays a key role in guiding Forest Service management practices to improve the health and use of these lands. Area of expertise include: forest ecology, fire ecology, wildlife biology, biological diversity, water science, soil science, urban forestry and social science.

Last Modified: Aug 22, 2016 01:57:40 PM