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Michael Eason hiking in Anza-Borrego Desert State Park to observe Washingtonia filifera in situ
Currently at San Antonio Botanic Garden, Michael's work has...
Amy Byrne | Feb 15, 2023
An exhibition that beautifully depicts and locates oaks
Roderick Cameron | Feb 09, 2023
Burke Oak Collection at New York Botanical Garden
The Coleman and Susan Burke Oak Collection at The New York...
Todd Forrest | Feb 08, 2023

Plant Focus

Quercus xjackiana acorns
The hybrid of Q. alba and Q. bicolor


A look at David and Carol Gooder's collection.
Posted Fri, 2014-07-11 17:17 in Charles Snyers's blog
Seedlings from the acorns collected during the 2012 Conference Tours.
Posted Fri, 2014-07-11 14:32 in Jeroen Braakman's blog
A visit to the collection of IOS members Sally and Lloyd Kenyon.
Posted Thu, 2014-07-10 15:53 in Charles Snyers's blog
The Mississippi Oak Open Days was a great experience represented by attendees from eight states.
Posted Fri, 2014-07-04 15:02 in Ryan Russell's blog
Maarten Windemuller has sent me some more photos of the Rumskulla Oak, including a couple from 1926 that give a good idea of the oak's decline in its latter years.They were published in the 19
Posted Wed, 2014-05-28 23:29 in Roderick Cameron's blog
A new map of New York's Central Park lists the location of 2,854 oaks.
Posted Sun, 2014-05-25 01:12 in Roderick Cameron's blog
Last Monday, I visited Roath Park in Cardiff, Wales with IOS member Tony Titchen and a small group of members of the International Dendrology Society (some of them also members of the IOS). 
Posted Sat, 2014-05-17 15:50 in Charles Snyers's blog
I recently went on a scouting trip to Mississippi to plan for an upcoming Oak Open Day. I had been there two years earlier and that is when I got the idea for a tour.
Posted Tue, 2014-04-22 02:25 in Ryan Russell's blog
Aiken, South Carolina, which some of us visited last November during the Oak Open Days there, was hit by a catastrophic ice storm Februay 12-13.
Posted Tue, 2014-02-18 22:47 in Roderick Cameron's blog
A member of the International Oaks group on Facebook (moderated by IOS member Jeroen Braakman) posted a link to the following item. 
Posted Thu, 2014-02-13 16:49 in Charles Snyers's blog
This past year we lost three of our prominent, longtime members.
Posted Fri, 2014-02-07 11:03 in Guy Sternberg's blog
The IOS has been approved again as the International Cultivar Registration Authority (ICRA) for Quercus.
Posted Fri, 2014-01-31 21:24 in Ryan Russell's blog