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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”.

Tree Hunter Rob McBride's Oak Adventures

Ancient tree specialist Rob McBride contacted our website to share some of his work on oaks. A self-styled “tree hunter”, Rob campaigns to raise public awareness of veteran, heritage, and ancient trees, encouraging their protection—or lamenting their preventable demise. Follow the links below to view his rich stories concerning outstanding oaks in the British Isles.