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By ebeckman@morton... |
Jan 22, 2016

In January, 2015, The Morton Arboretum launched a project in collaboration with BGCI and the IUCN/SSC Global Tree Specialist Group, which aims to complete IUCN Red List threat assessments for all of the world's oak species. 

By Website Editor |
Dec 2, 2015

The newly founded Oak Harbor Garry Oak Society in Oak Harbor, Washington is committed to the stewardship of Garry oak trees through outreach, education and preservation.

By Ryan Russell |
Dec 2, 2015

Photographer Kyle Spradley has taken portraits of "The Big Tree" over the course of almost a decade, in every season and weather condition.

By Ryan Russell |
Nov 24, 2015

A possible finding of "the real deal" Quercus ×introgressa

By Roderick Cameron |
Sep 7, 2015

Philip Schretter has amassed an interesting collection of oaks at the campus-wide arboretum at Armstrong State University.

By Roderick Cameron |
Sep 7, 2015

An oak planted by the Duke of Wellington in 1820 is being propagated in honor of the bicentenary of the Battle of Waterloo.

By Roderick Cameron |
Aug 30, 2015

Where were most oaks planted in Argentina during the last three years? One might guess that it would be in one of the collections of the few quixotic quercophiles in that country, or perhaps a landscape designer with a preference for Quercus was responsible, or a particularly zealous specialist nursery.

By William Funk |
Aug 30, 2015

Bill Funk writes about his oak collection at Mereweather Arboretum in Victoria, Australia.

 

By Roderick Cameron |
May 31, 2015

Continuing our series Oak Artists, we look at portraits of ancient English oaks by California-based photographer Beth Moon.  Her photos in black and white, which she prefers to color because it is “less distracting, allowing form to become more visible,” are suffused with a luminosity that make them memorable portraits, capturing an essence that would not be apparent to the naked eye or a standard color photograph.

By Ryan Russell |
May 31, 2015

This book is a thorough account of the 150-year tradition of Hillier’s and treats readers to the people, the places, and the plants that gave rise to this great nursery and gardens known throughout the world and shows that such success only comes through hard work, perseverance, and a love for what you are doing.  

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