The IOS has its 25th anniversary in 2017, and a superb way to celebrate it will be to get yourself to the Czech Republic in July where, during Oak Open Days based at his arboretum near Poděbrady, enthusiastic and dynamic IOS member Dušan Plaček is sponsoring a "Birthday Banquet" for participants at Poděbrady Castle.
Oak Open Day at Starhill Arboretum
The stateside celebration of the 25th anniversary of the IOS will take place on September 2 at Starhill Forest Arboretum in Menard County, Illinois, the marvelous collection of oaks assembled by Guy Sternberg (and the arboretum is not limited to oaks alone, but has many other trees of interest including a magnificent Osage orange, Maclura pomifera). The day will center of course around the trees, but in addition Guy will reminisce on the early days of the IOS. For more information, please email firstname.lastname@example.org
Entrance to Starhill Forest Arboretum
|Osage orange (Maclura pomifera)|
|© Roderick Cameron|