Gold Spotted Oak Borer is Killing Oak Trees in Wrightwood

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Gold Spotted Oak Borer (GSOB) has been discovered in Wrightwood and has killed multiple Oak trees. These invasive woodboring beetles are known for destroying stands of oak trees. The Wrightwood Fire Safe Council is presenting a free GSOB Workshop on Saturday, June 17th, from 9 am-12:30 pm at the St. Edward Retreat Center located at 5701 Acorn Drive in Wrightwood. This workshop is free for property owners, tree contractors, gardeners, landscapers, and Arborists, designed to teach about the Gold Spotter Borer and how it’s affecting the oak trees. Space is limited. If you want to attend this workshop, pre-registration is required at If you’re unable to attend the workshop you may request a free GSOB tree inspection by filling out a form, go to:

Wrightwood Fire Safe Council meets on the 3rd Tuesday at 6 pm in the Wrightwood Community Building.

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