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Pages from Gert's book
It was a great pleasure for me to be able to write about my...
Gert Fortgens | Feb 15, 2024
Quercus marlipoensis acorns
A new study has analyzed the germination characteristics of...
Website Editor | Feb 15, 2024
Gall on Quercus grahamii
A new species of oak gall wasp has been named in honor of...
Website Editor | Feb 14, 2024

Plant Focus

For this Species Spotlight we train our follow spot on an oak that is quite a star of the quercine scene: Quercus hypoleucoides (stage name...

Latest Articles

Cover of the Protocolo
The Global Conservation Consortium for Oak published a protocol for the propagation of Quercus insignis.
Typical bluff oak habitat
A team from Holden Forests & Gardens traveled south to collect bluff oak acorns.
Distribution ranges of section Cerris
A recent study explores the evolutionary and biogeographical history of section Cerris.

Latest Blog Posts

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Veteran oaks are under threat of being removed
Oak featured on a new US stamp
A new stamp issued by the United States Post Office in August 2023 depicts an oak, though not in a form that most quercophiles would recognize.
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A visit to Białowieża Forest in Poland
An unusual acorn...© Chris West
Chevithorne Barton hosted an Oak Study Day on July 21, 2023
Beech tree leaf disease
Beech Leaf Disease is attacking Fagus species in North America.

Upcoming Events

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May 09, 2024
Members of the IOS are warmly invited to join Action Oak's Annual Partner Event at Cathays Park in Cardiff, UK.
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May 14, 2024
The IOS is pleased to announce our fourth virtual event, again co-hosted with the Global Conservation Consortium for Oak (GCCO).
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Jun 08, 2024 to Jun 11, 2024
Four phenomenal oak collections in as many days in a jaunt round southwestern France
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Jun 15, 2024 to Jun 17, 2024
The 2024 edition of the UK OODs will combine outstanding oak collections and veteran oak trees.
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Sep 14, 2024 to Sep 22, 2024
A Tour of one of the most oak-diverse U.S. states