Quercus tomentella

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Quercus tomentella is an endangered oak native to the Channel Islands. Initially presented at the 2021 Channel Islands and California Native Oak Workshop, this video gives an overview of this species, specific threats that it faces and the conservation actions that are being taken to preserve it for future generations. […]

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Island Scrub Oak (Quercus pacifica)

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Initially presented at the 2021 Channel Islands and California Native Oak Workshop, this video highlights work being done by John Knapp and his team on the Island Scrub Oak, Quercus pacifica. It nicely documents a range of threats that this oak is currently facing and the conservation actions that are being taken. […]

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Growing island Phacelia for seed increase in pollinator exclusion tents at the Santa Barbara Botanic Garden […]

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Using Ex-Situ Living Collections to Inform In-Situ Conservation Actions

Heather Schneider,┬áSanta Barbara Botanic Gardens There are times when drying and storing seeds is not an option for the conservation of a plant species. This might be because the seeds cannot survive the freezing process, or maybe because the species no longer produces seeds in the wild. Researchers at the Santa Barbara Botanic Garden have […]

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