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Plant Focus

Quercus douglasii is an endemic California oak tree, affectionately called “the blue oak”.

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2018 Conference Committee

A huge thank you goes to the members of the 2018 Conference Committee: Emily Griswold (Chair), Shannon Still (sadly not able to join as at the Conference due to illness), Stewart Winchester, David Muffly, Zarah Wyly, Rachel Davis, Abbey Hart, and Melissa Cruz. A small "tOAKen" of our appreciation was presented to each member of the Committee at the Gala Dinner, kindly donated by Gert Fortgens.


2018 Conference (Photo Gallery)

A selection of photos from the IOS Conference at UC Davis


2018 Post-Conference Tour #2: Central Coast (Photo Gallery)

The second leg of the California post-conference tour: from Santa Cruz to Los Angeles.

Photographs © Charles Snyers unless specified

2018 Post-Conference Tour #1: SF Bay Area (Photo Gallery)

Highlights of this tour included: University of California Botanical Garden at Berkeley, Long Ridge Open Space, Stanford oak woodland, and Apple Park.

2018 Pre-Conference Tour #2: North Coast (Photo Gallery)

Forty-four enthusiastic IOS members ventured from UC Davis through Sonoma wine country toward the north California coast.

2018 Pre-Conference Tour #1: Sierra Nevada (Photo Gallery)

Forty-one participants from nine countries gathered at Davis, California on October 15 for a four-day trek across the Sierra Nevada and back. Stunning was the diversity of landscapes we saw.

2018 Pre-Conference Day Trips (Photo Gallery)

On Sunday, October 21, prior to the Opening Reception that kicked off the Conference in the evening, participants could choose one of three Day Trips to nearby destinations. You can read reports about the Trips here.

Post-Conference Tour 2015

Pre-Conference Tour 2015

8th International Oak Society Conference 2015

The 8th Conference took place at the Morton Arboretum, Lisle, Illinois

Andrea Jones: Oaks

Photos of oaks by renowned garden photographer Andrea Jones

The Oak at La Porteña al Sur

Photos of the pedunculate oak at La Porteña al Sur, near Buenos Aires, Argentina