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Dr. Michael Avishai, a leading oak expert, botanist, and...
Ori Fragman-Sapir | Feb 08, 2019
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The Huntington, in San Marino, CA, obtained a grant from...
Website Editor | Feb 08, 2019
It may surprise you to learn that we are not the first Oak...
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Quercus douglasii is an endemic California oak tree, affectionately called “the blue oak” due to its distinctive blueish-green leaf color....

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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...
Posted Thu, 2016-10-27 12:39 in scot sickbert's blog
Peter Marshall reports on the project to restore an old plantation of Valonia Oaks in Australia.
Posted Wed, 2016-10-26 20:24 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 Tue, 2016-10-25 15:24 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 Sat, 2016-10-01 21:27 in Website Editor's blog
This year a great number of species are producing acorns for the first time. 
Posted Sun, 2016-07-31 15:35 in Béatrice Chassé's blog
Here are two photos of acorns collected at Hackfalls end of April and now germinating.
Posted Mon, 2016-06-27 16:18 in Harriet Tupper's blog
Across the River Tay from Dunkeld, within easy walking distance, are two oaks with connections to the arts.
Posted Wed, 2016-06-08 16:13 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 Wed, 2016-06-08 11:13 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 Tue, 2016-06-07 22:59 in Harriet Tupper's blog
Grigadale Arboretum in Argentina has taken a first step in making the species list of its oaks available online.
Posted Mon, 2016-04-04 18:02 in Roderick Cameron's blog
A 900-year old oak tree doesn’t sound like the sort of thing you could keep hidden for any length of time (let alone centuries), but it seems that the English have pulled off the trick.
Posted Sun, 2016-04-03 15:44 in Roderick Cameron's blog

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