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Piers Trehane
Last March marked the 10 years since the death of Piers...
Roderick Cameron | Apr 13, 2021
Quercus Propagation Manual Cover
A new publication fills a void.
Roderick Cameron | Feb 13, 2021
Emory oak near Young, Arizona © Nanebah Lyndon
Emory oak acorns are a critically important commodity for...
Website Editor | Feb 12, 2021

Plant Focus

Quercus texana New Madrid acorn
Disentangling the cultivar published as Quercus texana ‘New Madrid’

Lightning Talks from the 9th International Oak Society Conference

Five-minute, fifteen-slide Lightning 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