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Stelian Radu, a founding member of the IOS, accomplished an...
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Plant Focus

Quercus look is one of the least-known oaks of the arid mountains of the Middle East. It grows on Mount Hermon and in the Anti-Lebanon...

BBC Documentary on a Year in the Life of an Oak Tree

On Oct 1 the BBC will air a documentary that may be of interest to members. Oak Tree: Nature's Greatest Survivor documents a year-long study in which entomologist George McGavin investigates the sophisticated biology of one of the great icons of the British countryside - the oak tree. More details, including time of broadcast, on the BBC website here. If you don't have access to BBC Four, you can view a trailer here or read a Sunday Telegraph article by George McGavin about the documentary here.