Botanic Gardens Conservation International
BGCI provides a global voice for all botanic gardens, championing and celebrating their inspiring work. We are the world's largest plant conservation network, open to all. Join us in helping to save the world's threatened plants.


 red list of oaks

The Red List of Oaks

The Red List of Oaks identifies 78 wild oaks in danger of extinction and raises concern over the lack of data for over 300 species.


 global survey 

The global survey of ex situ Oak collections: results

Based on the information in the Red List, we undertook a survey of globally threatened Quercus taxa. The results of the global survey of threatened oaks shows that more than half of the Critically Endangered or Endangered taxa are currently not known to cultivation.