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Chestnut Chat Series
Darling 58, Transgenics, and Science Strategy Updates
Join us December 15 from 11:30AM – 1:00PM (EPT), for the next LIVE Chestnut Chat. TACF will share the latest updates about the status of the Darling transgenic American chestnut tree and new information since our last D58 Chestnut Chat in September. Panelists will present data, analyses, and frequently asked questions, then give participants an opportunity to ask their own questions.
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TACF Discontinues Development of Darling 58Asheville, NC, December 8, 2023 The American Chestnut Foundation (TACF) announced today that it will discontinue its development of the Darling 58 American chestnut due to significant performance limitations that, from TACF’s...
You can help conserve the American chestnut by collecting scion wood The American Chestnut Foundation is seeking scion wood from wild American chestnut trees from the southern population. (Scion wood is the name for the twigs used in grafting and propagating woody...
By WV Board Member Lewis CookOver a brisk weekend in early October, during the Annual West Virginia Chestnut Festival in Rowlesburg Mark Double, WV-TACF Chapter President, retired from his duties. Chapter Board member Lewis A. Cook shared these kind words about his...
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Join us December 15 from 11:30AM – 1:00PM (EPT), for TACF’s next LIVE Chestnut Chat. TACF will share the latest updates about the status of the Darling transgenic American chestnut […]
Chestnuts Roastingin Damascus, VA Join The American Chestnut Foundation as we get into the holiday spirit, December 16 at 6:00 PM in the Damascus Trail Center. All are invited to […]