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Karl Georg Theodor Kotschy was an Austrian botanist and...
Eike Jablonski | Jun 11, 2016
Quercus grisea - Greenlee County, AZ
This article is an account of the oak field trip organized...
Charles Snyers | Sep 22, 2017
North American oaks have a northern temperate origin and...
Website Editor | Oct 12, 2017

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Quercus acutissima subsp. kingii
Quercus acutissima Carruth. is a species whose natural distribution covers a vast territory in East and Southeast Asia, from central Nepal...

BBC Documentary on a Year in the Life of an Oak Tree

On Oct 1 the BBC will air a documentary that may be of interest to members. Oak Tree: Nature's Greatest Survivor documents a year-long study in which entomologist George McGavin investigates the sophisticated biology of one of the great icons of the British countryside - the oak tree. More details, including time of broadcast, on the BBC website here. If you don't have access to BBC Four, you can view a trailer here or read a Sunday Telegraph article by George McGavin about the documentary here.