Posted by: Sandy Steinman | June 22, 2021

Shocking scene as a major tree die-off hits East Bay parks

The San Francisco Chronicle reports

The East Bay Regional Park District said they began noticing “sudden tree mortality” in October 2020. Unlike years prior when certain species, like California oaks, were under siege, this year the die-off is affecting all kinds of trees. Eucalyptus, acacia, bay, pine and more are dying at alarming rates and filling the hills with dry tinder. In April, the park district said they’ve seen at least 1,000 acres of tree die-off, primarily in Redwood Regional Park, Tilden Park and Anthony Chabot Regional Park.

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