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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 Emily Beckman |
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.

By Roderick Cameron |
Sep 7, 2015

An oak planted by the Duke of Wellington in 1820 is being propagated in honor of the bicentenary of the Battle of Waterloo.

By Roderick Cameron |
Aug 30, 2015

Where were most oaks planted in Argentina during the last three years? One might guess that it would be in one of the collections of the few quixotic quercophiles in that country, or perhaps a landscape designer with a preference for Quercus was responsible, or a particularly zealous specialist nursery.

By William Funk |
Aug 30, 2015

Bill Funk writes about his oak collection at Mereweather Arboretum in Victoria, Australia.

 

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