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Phylogenetic tree
IOS members Paul Manos (Duke University) and Andrew Hipp (...
Andrew Hipp | Jun 16, 2021
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Despite damage, the Lyytikkylä Oak is still the thickest...
Juha Fagerholm | Jun 10, 2021
Quercus cerris champion tree in spring 2016. Photo from Šušić et al. (2016)
In Serbian tradition, in almost every village or hamlet...
Nikola Šušić | Jun 10, 2021

Plant Focus

The Compton oak at Colonial Williamsburg
A natural hybrid between Quercus lyrata (overcup oak) and Q. virginiana (Southern live oak)

Past Boards of Directors

2015-2018
Charles Snyers d'Attenhoven (PresidentWebsite Administrator)
Shaun Haddock (Vice-President, Tour Director)
Gert Fortgens (Secretary)
James Hitz (Treasurer)
Béatrice Chassé (International Oaks Editor)
Roderick Cameron (Oak News & Notes Editor, Website Editor)
Ryan Russell (Oak News & Notes Co-Editor)

2012-2015
Béatrice Chassé (President, International Oaks Editor)
Charles Snyers d'Attenhoven (Vice-President, Website Administrator)
Gert Fortgens (Secretary)
James Hitz (Treasurer)
Emily Griswold (Membership Director)
Shaun Haddock (Tour Director)
Allen Coombes (International Oaks Co-Editor)
Ryan Russell (Oak News & Notes Editor)
Roderick Cameron (Oak News & Notes International Editor, Website Editor)

2009-2012
Béatrice Chassé (President)
Charles Snyers d'Attenhoven (Vice-President, Website Administrator)
James Hitz (Secretary)
William Hess (Treasurer)
Rudy Light (Membership Director)
Dirk Benoit (Tour Director)
Allen Coombes (Development Director)
Guy Sternberg (International Oaks Editor)
Allan Taylor (Oak News & Notes Editor)

2006-2009
Allen Coombes (President)
Guy Sternberg (Vice President, International Oaks Co-Editor)
Béatrice Chassé (Secretary)
William Hess (Treasurer)
Richard Jensen (Membership Director)
Dirk Benoit (Propagation & Nursery)
Eike Jablonski (Promotion & Oak Collections)
Ron Lance (International Oaks Co-Editor)
Doug McCreary (Oak News & Notes Editor)

2003-2006
Eike Jablonski (President)
Allen Coombes (Vice President)
Ron Lance (Secretary, International Oaks Co-Editor)
William Hess (Treasurer)
Richard Jensen (Membership Director)
Guy Sternberg (International Oaks Co-Editor)
Doug McCreary (Oak News & Notes Editor)
Dorothy Holley
Thierry Lamant
Ana Mendoza

2000-2003
Ron Lance (President)
Thierry Lamant (Vice-President)
Dorothy Holley (Secretary)
Peter van der Linden (Treasurer)
Richard Jensen (Membership Director)
Doug McCreary (Editor)
Allen Coombes
Eike Jablonski
Maricela Rodriguez-Acosta
Guy Sternberg

1997-2000
Guy Sternberg (President)
Allen Coombes (Vice-President)
Amy Larson (Secretary)
Peter van der Linden (Treasurer)
Richard Jensen (Membership Director)
Doug McCreary (Editor)
Thierry Lamant
Ron Lance
Maricela Rodriguez-Acosta

1994-1997 (Interim Board of Directors)
Guy Sternberg (President)
Allen Coombes (Vice-President)
M. Nigel Wright (Secretary & Journal Editor)
Peter van der Linden (Treasurer)
Amy Larson

1992-1994
Founder & Seed Distributor: Steven Roesch
Co-Founder: Susan Cooper
Co-Organizer: Guy Sternberg
Journal Editors & Coordinators: Lisa & M. Nigel Wright