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Everyone who knew Lloyd will be as shocked and saddened as...
Shaun Haddock | Aug 24, 2019
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This report highlights two sites near the limits of the...
Dirk Giseburt | Aug 08, 2019
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Marcie Mayer’s new book, Eating Acorns, has soft “wipeable”...
Roderick Cameron | Aug 07, 2019

Plant Focus

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Dwarf cultivars can be ideal for a small garden. Here are three "mini oaks". 

Latest Articles

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Acorns can be a source of cheap plant material, in part due to underutilization, so from an economical perspective they have a high potential for the processing industry.
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An admirable community effort in the town of Havelock North in New Zealand’s Hawke’s Bay has saved dozens of 80-year-old oaks that had been slated for removal by the local city council.
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An oak planted to commemorate the foundation of the city of Sacramento turned 80 this year, and the IOS has helped set the record straight on what sort of oak it is. 

Latest Blog Posts

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Guy Sternberg shares his photographs of the California Pre- and Post-Conference Tours.
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A volunteer seedling in Massey University campus in New Zealand turns out to be a rare Mexican oak.
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An exchange of emails in April this year discussed the origin of the champion specimen of Quercus look in the US.
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Diana Gardener has again forwarded some interesting news items related to oaks and their connection to the manufacture of wines and spirits.
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In November 2018 I had a long layover in Bogotá and had enough time for a quick visit to Parque Natural Chicaque, about an hour’s drive from the airport.

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Apr 25, 2020 to Apr 26, 2020
Legendary Hackfalls Arboretum and Eastwoodhill Arboretum, the National Arboretum
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