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Everyone who knew Lloyd will be as shocked and saddened as...
Shaun Haddock | Aug 24, 2019
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This report highlights two sites near the limits of the...
Dirk Giseburt | Aug 08, 2019
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Marcie Mayer’s new book, Eating Acorns, has soft “wipeable”...
Roderick Cameron | Aug 07, 2019

Plant Focus

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Dwarf cultivars can be ideal for a small garden. Here are three "mini oaks". 

Lighting Talks from the 9th International Oak Society Conference

Five-minute, fifteen-slide Lighting Talks were included for the first time in the IOS Conference at UC Davis, California. Click on the titles below to access the presentations (in some cases, the accompanying text that was delivered during the Talk is included as captions). Summaries of each Lightning Talk can be found in issue No. 30 of International Oaks, the Journal of the International Oak Society. 

 

Intimate Encounters with Wild Oaks

Julianne Skai Arbor (TreeGirl), Tree Girl Studios

 

Addressing the Roots of Threats to Oaks

Jen Bayer and Hilary Bayer, Magic, Palo Alto, California

 

An Alternative to Seeds for Ex-Situ Conservation

Adam Black, Peckerwood Garden, Texas 

 

The Problem with Spanish Oak Names

Roderick Cameron, Grigadale Arboretum, Argentina 

 

Using the IUCN Red List to Assess the Global Status of Oaks

Christina Carrero, The Morton Arboretum

 

Species Boundaries Between Three Sympatric Oak Species in China

Fang Du, Beijing Forestry University, China

 

Combining Molecular Data to Reconstruct Oak Evolution

Damien D. Hinsinger, College of Forestry, Nanning, China

 

Recent Trends in Large Hardwoods in the Pacific Northwest

Jonathan W. Long, USDA Forest Service Pacific Northwest Research Station

 

Twenty-two Years of Oak Woodland Conservation

Diane S. Pepetone, California Naturalist

 

Sharing Oak Woodland Research through a Popular Website

Devii Rao, University of California Cooperative Extension

 

Evaluating Impact of Disease on Microbial and Insect Populations

Shyamali Roy, University of Reading, United Kingdom 

 

Managing Sudden Oak Death: What Works and What Doesn’t

Steven Swain, University of California Cooperative Extension

 

The Great Oak Count and the OakWell Survey

Elise Willis, Canopy, Palo Alto, California