Tag: bur oak

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First snow thoughts

November 11th, and the season’s first snow is falling in Woodstock. It seems early this year, but I suppose that is just a function of my age and the general acceleration of time that occurs with each year that...

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Words of Wisdom from a very old Bur Oak

There is a bur oak at Woodstock’s Hennen Conservation Area that has come to be called “Granny” oak, in recognition of multiple generations of her progeny that are found all around her. At 49 inches in diameter, she is over...

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