California is one of the first states in the country to allow maternity leave and fumigating your own home to protect children from poison oak.
The move is just the latest move by California to protect families from dangerous pests and harmful insects.
The state also has one of America’s lowest poison oak populations, with a statewide population of just about 400 in the San Joaquin Valley alone.
A report released this week by the American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA) found that the disease, which is resistant to most antivenin, is on the rise.
The report also said that the California Poison Oak Control Coalition is currently in the process of creating an electronic reporting system to collect data on poison oak attacks, but the state is still taking steps to slow the spread of the disease.
This is a really exciting time for California, especially as it gets closer to the deadline for the Governor to sign the legislation, which will create a statewide poison oak task force and provide funding to the state’s poison oak eradication effort.
The state has been doing everything it can to reduce poison oak numbers, but there are still millions of poison oak trees in California.
They are the main source of habitat for the endangered oak and the only trees that are still able to produce seedlings.
If there’s any hope that poison oak can be contained and managed, this report by the AVMA indicates that the state should continue to actively fight this disease and protect families and homes from its spread.
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