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Group photos Texas OODs
Five days of oaking in the Lone Star State.
Roderick Cameron | Oct 21, 2023
Tour Participants on Fiddler Peak
An account of the Tour guided by Sean Hogan
Website Editor | Oct 19, 2023
Quercus pacifica
An collection specializing in native Californian oaks
Christina Varnava | Oct 18, 2023

Plant Focus

A small but mature Alabama sandstone oak producing acorns © Patrick Thompson
A Critically Endangered dwarf oak 

IOS Webinar #2: Hipp on Hybrids and the Oaks at BUAP

Event Date: 
Wednesday, 15 November 2023

The IOS is pleased to announce our second virtual event, once more co-hosted with the Global Conservation Consortium for Oak (GCCO). This webinar event will take place over Zoom at 10 am US Central Time on November 15, 2023. In this event, Dr. Andrew Hipp of The Morton Arboretum will be presenting an overview of hybridization in oaks, followed by Maricela Rodríguez Acosta and Allen Coombes, who will present on the oak collection at the botanical garden of the Benémerita Universidad de Puebla (BUAP) in Mexico. Following the presentations there will be Q&A.

JB BUAP with volcanoes in the distance
A view of the botanical garden at the Benemérita Universidad Autónoma de Puebla with the volcanoes Popocatéptl (left) and Iztaccihuatl in the distance - image: BUAP

IOS members can register for the event here. Once registered, you will receive a confirmation email with the Zoom link and Amy Byrne (GCCO Coordinator) will send you a calendar invite. 

The event is limited to IOS members only (non-members can easily join the IOS in order to participate).

We look forward to you joining us!

Hybridization of Eastern North American oaks
Andrew Hipp presenting at the 9th IOS Conference at UC Davis, 2018 © Roderick Cameron
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