In a Nutshell: Oak Tree and Acorn Facts

Learn about oak tree and acorn facts, including the lifecycle of acorns, how acorns feed wildlife, nutrients in acorns and a list of oak tree varieties.

The acorn woodpecker's handiwork. In autumn, the birds drill holes into trees and tightly stash acorns for winter; the acorns are so snug that even squirrels can't pry them out.
The acorn woodpecker's handiwork. In autumn, the birds drill holes into trees and tightly stash acorns for winter; the acorns are so snug that even squirrels can't pry them out.
DAVID CAVAGNARO