Mark Hoddle, director of the Center for Invasive Species Research at UC Riverside, is looking for a way to save the state's oak trees from an invasive threat: the goldspotted oak borer beetle, which has killed up to 80,000 trees in Southern California. Hoddle's research sends him around world in search of natural enemies that can combat the goldspotted oak borer and the 10 new species non-native insects that establish themselves in California each year. To see more stories visit onwardcalifornia.com/#stories

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