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

IOS Webinar #4: Quercus marlipoensis Conservation Project and the Oaks of Chevithorne Barton

Event Date: 
Tuesday, 14 May 2024

The IOS is pleased to announce our fourth virtual event, again co-hosted with the Global Conservation Consortium for Oak (GCCO), which will take place over Zoom at 9 am US Central Time on May 14, 2024

In this webinar, Dr. Min Deng and Luting Liu of Yunnan University's School of Ecology and Environmental Science (China) will present their project studying seed germination, pollen grain conservation, and phylogeny of Quercus marlipoensis.  

Quercus delgadoana wild occurrence points and ex situ collection source localities. Colored regions are Holdridge Life Zones
Ripening acorns of Quercus marlipoensis © Min Deng 

During the second section of the webinar, James MacEwen, Curator, and Greg Watson, Head Gardener,will present an overview of the oak collection at Chevithorne Barton (Devon, UK). Following the presentations there will be Q&A.

View of the Rifle Range at Chevithorne Barton
View of the Rifle Range section of the oak collection at Chevithorne Barton © Anthony Galliers-Pratt

IOS members can register for the event here. Once registered, you will receive a confirmation email with the Zoom link and an invite you can add to your calendar. 

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!

Quercus marlipoensis at Chevithorn Barton
Quercus marlipoensis at Chevithorne Barton, one of several rare Asian oaks in the collection  © James MacEwen


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