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A documentary inspired by a painting of an oak in Israel.
Ezra Barnea | Oct 10, 2020
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Oaks have been featured in several operas. Here is a list...
Roderick Cameron | Oct 09, 2020
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One of the world's leading oak collections is located in...
Francisco Garin Garcia | Oct 01, 2020

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A guest post by Matt Candeias, host of the In Defense of Plants podcast and blog

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The International Oak Society invites individuals with research projects contributing to advancing our knowledge about, or appreciation of, oaks or their conservation to submit applications for...
Posted Wed, 2016-12-28 20:39 in IOS Site Administrator's blog
In the last days of September 2015, I visited La Closerie du Rond-Chêne and its oak collection, in southern Belgium, with past IOS President, Eike Jablonski.
Posted Sun, 2016-12-18 18:24 in Charles Snyers's blog
On Friday, October 21 I left Milan to drive south toward Lazio, the region in central Italy surrounding Rome, having as my final destination the Parco Nazionale del Circeo...
Posted Thu, 2016-12-15 19:41 in Morgan Santini's blog
The Woodland Trust is looking for oak trees that were grown in England from acorns gathered at Verdun when the battle ended. The plan is to collect acorns from these trees and grow a second...
Posted Fri, 2016-10-28 15:31 in Roderick Cameron's blog
I was born in Pin Oak Township, Illinois on the only 7 acres left of a large farm. My mother loved trees. My father said they made him tired to look at, because they would have to be cleared to...
Posted Thu, 2016-10-27 12:39 in scot sickbert's blog
Peter Marshall reports on the project to restore an old plantation of Valonia Oaks in Australia.
Posted Wed, 2016-10-26 20:24 in Roderick Cameron's blog
My hobby is forestry. I live in Finland, which is usually know for pines, firs and birches. Now I try to plant oaks too.
Posted Tue, 2016-10-25 15:24 in Tuomo Isokuortti's blog
We have received a request from The Morton Arboretum for acorns of northern pin oak (Quercus ellipsoidalis), red oak (Q. rubra), and bur oak (Q. macrocarpa) to support a study on oak wilt. 
Posted Sat, 2016-10-01 21:27 in Website Editor's blog
This year a great number of species are producing acorns for the first time. 
Posted Sun, 2016-07-31 15:35 in Béatrice Chassé's blog
Here are two photos of acorns collected at Hackfalls end of April and now germinating.
Posted Mon, 2016-06-27 16:18 in Harriet Tupper's blog

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