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By Roderick Cameron |
Nov 29, 2014

Andrea Jones is one of the world's foremost garden photographers, whose pictures have appeared in many books, magazines and newspapers worldwide. She kindly agreed to an email interview which focused exclusively on her experience photographing oaks, adding another chapter to our series on oak artists.

By Ryan Russell |
Nov 18, 2014

Georgia oak is known from 15 counties in Georgia and possibly small pockets in Alabama, with an unverified report in North Carolina. One of these locations is Stone Mountain, just northeast of Atlanta, GA

By Michael Avishai |
Aug 22, 2014

Michael Avishai discusses observations regarding mating in isolated species in Israel. Originally published in Oak News & Notes Vol. 18, No. 1

By Roderick Cameron |
Aug 20, 2014

Eastwoodhill is the National Arboretum of New Zealand, located on the East Coast of the North Island 35 km northwest of Gisborne. It is considered to be the largest collection of Northern Hemisphere trees growing south of the Equator, and the over 3,600 taxa that can be found there include a large number of oak species.

By Roderick Cameron |
Aug 17, 2014

Latest in our series on Oak Artists is an interview with Swedish photographer Gustaf Emanuelsson, whose photos of the Oak of Kvill were featured in our reposting of Stefan Foconi’s article. Gustaf is working on a long term project documenting the giant trees of Sweden, most of which are oaks

By Béatrice Chassé |
Aug 2, 2014

A double Oak Open Day: Christine Battle's Congrove Arboretum followed by a visit to the National Arboretum at Westonbirt.

By Tammie Russell |
Aug 1, 2014

Rain, mud, mosquitos, great trees, and wonderful people, all contributed to a successful Oak Open Day event held in Mississippi, June 27-29. Visitors from eight states gathered in West Point, MS for an event organized by Dudley Phelps and Ryan Russell

By Roderick Cameron |
May 24, 2014

IOS member Peter Laharrague's arboretum, San Miguel, is located near the town of Coronel Pringles in Argentina, at 38 degrees below the Equator. 

By Roderick Cameron |
May 20, 2014

When Christine and Ben Battle moved into Congrove Cottage in Upton Cheyney, near the city of Bath in the United Kingdom, they did not know the property concealed an old arboretum planted over 100 years prior to their arrival.

By Roderick Cameron |
May 19, 2014

IOS member Christine Battle has always had an interest in botanical art. Though she was only 14 when she was first smitten by a print of Albrecht Dürer’s watercolor Das große Rasenstück (Great Piece of Turf), it wasn’t till almost four decades later that she began painting plants, after receiving a birthday present of a two-day botanical art drawing course in 2006. 

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