I was born in Pin Oak Township, Illinois on the only 7 acres left of a large farm. My mother loved trees. My father said they made him tired to look at, because they would have to be cleared to make farmland. He reminded me of Aldo Leopold saying people from my state were intent on making Illinois safe for soybeans. I took after my mother.

Posted Thursday, 27 October 2016 - 7:39am in scot sickbert's blog

Peter Marshall reports on the project to restore an old plantation of Valonia Oaks in Australia.

Posted Wednesday, 26 October 2016 - 3:24pm in Roderick Cameron's blog

My hobby is forestry. I live in Finland, which is usually know for pines, firs and birches. Now I try to plant oaks too.

Posted Tuesday, 25 October 2016 - 10:24am in Tuomo Isokuortti's blog

We have received a request from The Morton Arboretum for acorns of northern pin oak (Quercus ellipsoidalis), red oak (Q. rubra), and bur oak (Q. macrocarpa) to support a study on oak wilt. 

Posted Saturday, 1 October 2016 - 4:27pm in Website Editor's blog

This year a great number of species are producing acorns for the first time. 

Posted Sunday, 31 July 2016 - 10:35am in Béatrice Chassé's blog

Here are two photos of acorns collected at Hackfalls end of April and now germinating.

Posted Monday, 27 June 2016 - 11:18am in Harriet Tupper's blog

Across the River Tay from Dunkeld, within easy walking distance, are two oaks with connections to the arts.

Posted Wednesday, 8 June 2016 - 11:13am in Shaun Haddock's blog

Dan Keiser's documentary covering his 20 years of traveling with the International Oak Society, "Quercophiles Abroad", premiered at the 8th International Oak Conference workshops. 

Posted Wednesday, 8 June 2016 - 6:13am in Dan Keiser's blog

I went out to New Zealand to join the local members of the International Dendrology Society holding their AGM and combining this with the 100th birthday of Bob Berry

Posted Tuesday, 7 June 2016 - 5:59pm in Harriet Tupper's blog
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