There are many threats to oaks, but one of the most significant today is the impact from residential and commercial development.
Local planning plays a key role in oak woodland conservation.
The University of California has worked extensively on planning issues during the last several decades to help identify planning strategies consistent with woodland conservation and to make this information available to local planners.
Policy & Planning Resources
UC Oak Planner’s Portal: Resources for professional planners, consultants and landscape architects
Oak Woodland Conservation in California’s Changing Landscape
The following webinar segments were taped for the Oak Webinar Series hosted by UCCE Forest Specialists and Advisors in collaboration with University of California Agriculture and Natural Resources Division.