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The Huntington, in San Marino, CA, obtained a grant from...
Website Editor | Feb 08, 2019
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This blog entry focuses on the Engelmann oak grove at Los...
Charles Snyers | Dec 15, 2018
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This blog post focuses on the day and a half we spent in...
Charles Snyers | Dec 02, 2018

Plant Focus

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

Latest Articles

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A new association aims to raise and improve the status of the oak trees in Israel.
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Lloyd Kenyon reviews a book on oaks by John Lewis-Stempel.
Quercus ×morehus was initially called Abram’s oak by the author Albert Kellogg in his original 1863 description and was thought to be a unique species at the time (although his description was based...

Latest Blog Posts

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Guy Sternberg shares his photographs of the California Pre- and Post-Conference Tours.
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Diana Gardener has again forwarded some interesting news items related to oaks and their connection to the manufacture of wines and spirits.
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In November 2018 I had a long layover in Bogotá and had enough time for a quick visit to Parque Natural Chicaque, about an hour’s drive from the airport.
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In 2018, the oaks (newly planted in March 2017) had a rude awakening by the harsh conditions in 2018. 
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Three oak-related news items have been brought to my attention lately...

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