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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...
Shaun Haddock | Dec 15, 2018

Plant Focus

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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....

Tree Hunter Rob McBride's Oak Adventures

Ancient tree specialist Rob McBride contacted our website to share some of his work on oaks. A self-styled “tree hunter”, Rob campaigns to raise public awareness of veteran, heritage, and ancient trees, encouraging their protection—or lamenting their preventable demise. Follow the links below to view his rich stories concerning outstanding oaks in the British Isles.