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A Red Oak (Section Lobatae) endemic to inland ranges of northern Baja California, Mexico

IOS Webinar #2: Hipp on Hybrids and the Oaks at BUAP

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Event Date: 
Wednesday, 15 November 2023

The IOS is pleased to announce our second virtual event, once more co-hosted with the Global Conservation Consortium for Oak (GCCO). This webinar event will take place over Zoom at 10 am US Central Time on November 15, 2023. In this event, Dr. Andrew Hipp of The Morton Arboretum will be presenting an overview of hybridization in oaks, followed by Maricela Rodríguez Acosta and Allen Coombes, who will present on the oak collection at the botanical garden of the Benémerita Universidad de Puebla (BUAP) in Mexico. Following the presentations there will be Q&A.

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A view of the botanical garden at the Benemérita Universidad Autónoma de Puebla with the volcanoes Popocatéptl (left) and Iztaccihuatl in the distance - image: BUAP

IOS members can register for the event here. Once registered, you will receive a confirmation email with the Zoom link and Amy Byrne (GCCO Coordinator) will send you a calendar invite. 

The event is limited to IOS members only (non-members can easily join the IOS in order to participate).

We look forward to you joining us!

Hybridization of Eastern North American oaks
Andrew Hipp presenting at the 9th IOS Conference at UC Davis, 2018 © Roderick Cameron
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