Poison Oak Blitz 2018


Every year since 2010, once the rainy season is behind us, Oakland Trails volunteers grab some tools and hit the trails in Dimond Canyon and Joaquin Miller Park to cut back overgrowth, including blackberry, impeding tree branches, brush, and yes, poison oak.

Clearing poison oak ‘reachers’ off Sequoia-Bayview Trail
Cutting back berries, fennel, and mixed brush from Old Cañon Trail
The steps on Palos Colorados Trail after a good haircut
The taming of the thimble berry