94TH ANNUAL MAY DAY PARADE AND THE 25TH ANNUAL FUN RUN

May 1, 2016

The May Day Parade and Annual Fun Run is one of the events which makes Woodside such a special cowmunity. Every year on the first Saturday in May, Woodsiders of all ages come together for these wonderful events. This year they will be held on May 7th.
This will be the 94th year that the Parade has been held. It is sponsored by the Woodside Elementary School PTA and is truly a tradition Woodside can be proud of.

For the last 25 years the day has begun with a Fun Run, organized by the Woodside Recreation Committee. A Pancake Breakfast …

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SUDDEN DEATH OAK BLITZ

April 26, 2016

As most COWS are probably aware, Sudden Oak Death or SOD is a disease that has killed hundreds of thousands of native oak and tanoak trees in California. Phytophthora ramorum, the causal agent of SOD, is a microscopic organism that is spread during periods of relatively warm, rainy weather primarily in late spring in northern California. It is a threat to the survival of tan oak and several other oak species in California.

Symptomatic bay leaves are often the first sign that SOD has arrived at a location, and generally precedes oak infections. According to the U.C. Berkeley Forest Pathology …

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