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By Matt Lobdell |
Apr 4, 2016

Following the 2015 IOS Conference, the Plant Collecting Collaborative traveled to the Southeastern United States on a seed collection expedition with a goal of collecting as many Quercus taxa as possible, particularly focusing on species of conservation concern.

By Roderick Cameron |
Apr 3, 2016

The subject of the latest addition to our series on Historic Oaks may seem an odd choice, for all that remains of the tree is an ivy-covered stump in the grounds of an Abbey in Nottinghamshire, England. This stump, however, merits our attention, for thereby hangs not only a tale, but a poem.

By Shaun Haddock |
Jan 28, 2016

In July 2015 a group of IOS members visited Gredington in north Wales and Ness Botanic Garden near Liverpool, England.

By Roderick Cameron |
Jan 26, 2016

At the Gala Banquet held in the Gingko Restaurant of The Morton Arboretum on Tuesday, October 20, the International Oak Society presented its 2015 Service Awards. 

By Roderick Cameron |
Jan 26, 2016

Quercus crassifolia is tree ranging in height from 4 to 15 meters, and is usually easily recognized by its leaves: stiff and leathery, glossy blackish green above, covered with a layer of pale brown hairs beneath, and with bristle-tipped teeth above the widest part of the leaf.

By ebeckman@morton... |
Jan 22, 2016

In January, 2015, The Morton Arboretum launched a project in collaboration with BGCI and the IUCN/SSC Global Tree Specialist Group, which aims to complete IUCN Red List threat assessments for all of the world's oak species. 

By Website Editor |
Dec 2, 2015

The newly founded Oak Harbor Garry Oak Society in Oak Harbor, Washington is committed to the stewardship of Garry oak trees through outreach, education and preservation.

By Ryan Russell |
Dec 2, 2015

Photographer Kyle Spradley has taken portraits of "The Big Tree" over the course of almost a decade, in every season and weather condition.

By Ryan Russell |
Nov 24, 2015

A possible finding of "the real deal" Quercus ×introgressa

By Roderick Cameron |
Sep 7, 2015

Philip Schretter has amassed an interesting collection of oaks at the campus-wide arboretum at Armstrong State University.

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