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Ancient Oaks and Biodiveresity page 1
Aljos Farjon FLS reports on the biodiversity of High Park,...
Website Editor | Jun 28, 2024
David Oliver and the northernmost oak (to date)
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Action Oak Report 2023-24
Action Oak is a unique collaboration of charities,...
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Plant Focus

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

IOS Tours

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A Tour of one of the most oak-diverse U.S. states

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Due to the consequences of the April 3 earthquake, we have been obliged to cancel this event. 

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A Tour of the oak delights in North and South Carolina

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This 7-day Tour will be led by renowned plantsman Sean Hogan of Cistus Nursery.

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Two sequential Post-Conference Tours to the San Francisco Bay Area and the Central Coast region are being offered to allow for a range of schedules and budgets. Join us for an exploration of urban and wild oak landscapes along California's scenic coast.

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Two sequential Pre-Conference Tours to the Sierra Nevada and the Cascade-Siskiyou Mountain region are being offered to allow for a range of schedules and budgets. Join us as we explore the magnificent scenery and oak diversity in the mountains of Northern California.

Michael Meléndrez, long-time member of the IOS, will lead a ten-day filed trip in New Mexico from August 20 to 30, 2017.

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Staunch IOS member Mike Meléndrez is willing to share his encyclopaedic knowledge of the oaks of the U.S. Southwest with a double bill of tours, in 2016 and 2017. The first Tour will take place September 24-29, 2016. 

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A tour of southern Italy led by Belgian nurserymen Christof van Hulle and Dirk Benoit.