Medford, Oregon (June 17, 2022)—Nancy Appling will present the Windows in Time lecture “Stories of Southern Oregon Heritage Trees” on Wednesday, July 6, 2022 from 12 Noon–1:00 p.m. at the Medford Library, 205 South Central Avenue, and online via the Zoom video conferencing app. All are welcome to attend this free lecture; registration is required. 

From Eve’s apple tree to Tolkien’s grumpy Ents, trees have always captured our imaginations. Join Nancy Appling to learn about Southern Oregon’s trees, like the Hanley Willow, the Britt Sequoia, the McCall Magnolia, and the Beall Black Walnut. 

For seven years, Nancy Appling lectured for the Oregon Council for the Humanities and talked about trees in every Oregon county. During that tenure, Nancy joined the Oregon Heritage Tree Program, where she continues to serve as the Southern Oregon representative, now in her twentieth year. 

Program registration can be found  This program will also be screened live at additional library locations; search “Watch With Us” at to find a screening near you. A recording of the program will later be made available on the Jackson County Library Services YouTube channel; subscribe at  

The monthly Windows in Time lunchtime lectures feature well-known writers and historians and bring alive the people, values, and events that shaped our Southern Oregon heritage. The lectures are jointly sponsored by the Southern Oregon Historical Society and Jackson County Library Services. For more information, please contact the Southern Oregon Historical Society at (541) 773-6536 or or Jackson County Library Services at 541-774-8679 or