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General Technical Report

Title: Proceedings of the seventh California oak symposium: managing oak woodlands in a dynamic world.

Author: Standiford, Richard B.; Purcell, Kathryn L., tech. cords.

Date: 2015

Source: Gen. Tech. Rep. PSW-GTR-251. Albany, CA: Pacific Southwest Research Station, Forest Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture.

Station ID: GTR-PSW-251

Description: Beginning in 1979, there have been a series of symposia held every 5 to 7 years addressing the state of our knowledge about science, policy and management factors affecting California’s oak resource. This program represents the seventh symposium in the series. California’s oak woodlands cover 10 percent of the state, and in addition, are a key ecological component of conifer forests. Oak woodlands are the most biologically diverse broad habitat in the state, making conservation of their ecosystem values an important policy and management priority. The meeting location in the San Joaquin Valley was conveniently situated for both northern and southern California oak scientists, managers, policy makers and interest groups. These proceedings have 56 papers in a broad array of subject areas, including: wildlife and oaks; oak ecosystem services; oak restoration; oak conservation, management and utilization; and the gold-spotted oak borer and sudden oak death.


Standiford, Richard B.; Purcell, Kathryn L., tech. cords. 2015. Proceedings of the seventh California oak symposium: managing oak woodlands in a dynamic world. Gen. Tech. Rep. PSW-GTR-251. Berkeley, CA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Pacific Southwest Research Station. 579 p.

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Richard B. Standiford and Kathryn L. Purcell, Technical Coordinators
SESSION 1 - General Session
Paul F. Starrs
Walter D. Koenig, Eric L. Walters, Johannes M.H. Knops, and William J. Carmen
SESSION 2 – Wildlife and Oaks
William D. Tietje, Michael A. Hardy, and Christopher C. Yim
Craig M. Thompson, Kathryn Purcell, Rebecca Green, and Richard Sweitzer
William D. Tietje, Theodore J. Weller, and Christopher C. Yim
Gregory A. Giusti, R.J. Keiffer, Shane Feirer, and R.F. Keiffer
SESSION 3 – Oak Management
Jonathan W. Long, Lenya Quinn-Davidson, Ron W. Goode, Frank K. Lake, and Carl N. Skinner
Richard B. Standiford, and Neil K. McDougald
Alicia D. Young, Breanna Owens, Melissa Odell, Corey Shake, Wendell Gilgert, and Geoffrey R. Geupel
Richard B. Standiford, Ralph L. Phillips, and Neil K. McDougald
SESSION 4 – Oak Ecosystem Services
Felix P. Ratcliff, James Bartolome, Michele Hammond, Sheri Spiegal, and Michael White
Leslie M. Roche, James F. Chang, Johan Six, Anthony T. O’Geen, and Kenneth W. Tate
SESSION 5 – Ranching and Utilization of Oak Woodlands
Paola Ovando, Pablo Campos, Jose L. Oviedo, and Alejandro Caparrós
Royce Larsen, William Tietje, and Karl Striby
Shawn Overstreet, Seongmin Choi, Chan-Ryul Park, Dowon Lee, and Thomas Gradziel
SESSION 6 – Goldspotted Oak Borer
Thomas A. Scott, Kevin Turner, Cara Washington, and Kim Corella
Robert C. Venette, Tom W. Coleman, and Steven J. Seybold
Vanessa Lopez, Paul F. Rugman-Jones, Tom W. Coleman, Richard Stouthamer, and Mark Hoddle
Janis G. Gonzales, Thomas A. Scott, Kevin W. Turner, and Lorin L. Lima
SESSION 7 – Oak Restoration and Genetics
Justin S. Crotteau, Martin W. Ritchie, J. Morgan Varner, and John-Pascal Berrill
Elizabeth Bernhardt and Tedmund J. Swiecki
Annette Delfino Mix, Jessica W. Wright, Paul F. Gugger, Christina Liang, and Victoria L. Sork
Ana L. Albarrán-Lara, Jessica W. Wright, Paul F. Gugger, Annette Delfino-Mix, Juan Manuel Peñaloza-Ramírez, and Victoria L. Sork
SESSION 8 – Oak Conservation
Rosi Dagit, Cy Carlberg, Christy Cuba, and Thomas Scott
Matthew I. Cocking, J. Morgan Varner, and Eamon A. Engber
Yana Valachovic, Lenya Quinn-Davidson, and Richard B. Standiford
Melissa V. Eitzel, Maggi Kelly, and Lenya N. Quinn-Davidson
SESSION 9 – Sudden Oak Death
Brice A. McPherson, Sylvia R. Mori, Anna O. Conrad, Stephen Opiyo, Pierluigi Bonello, and David L. Wood
Brice A. McPherson, Joshua O’Neill, Gregory Biging, Maggi Kelly, and David L. Wood