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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...


Oaks: The Key to Sustainable Landscaping


A guest article from renowned author Douglas Tallamy describes the key role native oaks play in sustaining biodiversity.


The Morton Arboretum and United States Botanic Garden (USBG) announce a new partnership to advance the conservation of threatened trees in the United States.

GCCO in the Americas


First joint meeting of the Global Conservation Consortium for Oak (GCCO) in the Americas

Keeping Tabs on Quercus boyntonii

Quercus boyntonii acorns

Conservation work focused on Alabama sandstone oak

A Propagation Manual for Quercus—in Spanish

Emory Oak Collaborative Tribal Restoration Initiative

Emory oak near Young, Arizona © Nanebah Lyndon

Emory oak acorns are a critically important commodity for Western Apache Tribes

Oak-Focused Seminars Online

Ecological Landscape Alliance

Murphy Westwood and Tim Boland presented on oak diversity and conservation.

Conversations with Conservationists

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Two podcasts about oak conservation

The Red List of Oaks

Red List of Oaks 2020

The Red List of Oaks 2020 has been published, detailing the completed IUCN Red List threat assessments for oaks.