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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

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.
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

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