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Posted September 23, 2021

Ohio Chapter  Grant Applications due October 30, 2021

Grants are available for up to $1000 for any project or plan furthering the American Chestnut by planting, education, or another manner.  These grants are available to any people or organizations who would be interested in doing a project with chestnuts.  For further information contact one of the board members.  To apply for a grant fill out and submit application form.

Posted September 23, 2021

September 11, 2021  Annual Meeting of the Ohio Chapter of the American Chestnut Foundation 

The annual meeting was held virtually via ZOOM.  President Carolyn Keiffer told the membership she is retiring from Miami University at the end of the year and the presidency of the Ohio Chapter.  Thank you Carolyn for all you have done at the National and State level.  We hope you will continue to be an active member and sharing your knowledge.  Stephen Rist is the new president.  Complete list of officers and board members.

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Meet Venus and Neptune! These kittens are not even a year old yet, which might explain their affinity for getting into boxes and paper bags. They are great at helping their loving caretaker, TACF's Nursery Manager at Meadowview Research Farms, Ciera manage pests.

Ciera grew up in California where they gained love and respect for the natural world. Growing up in the California foothills, a story about American chestnut breeding inspired them to pursue their passion for the environment as a career!
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Meet Venus and Neptune! These kittens are not even a year old yet, which might explain their affinity for getting into boxes and paper bags. They are great at helping their loving caretaker, TACFs Nursery Manager at Meadowview Research Farms, Ciera manage pests. 

Ciera grew up in California where they gained love and respect for the natural world. Growing up in the California foothills, a story about American chestnut breeding inspired them to pursue their passion for the environment as a career!Image attachmentImage attachment

Without this "biological diversity" there would be no terrestrial life on earth, which would mean no chestnuts. And how sad would that be? ... See MoreSee Less

Without this biological diversity there would be no terrestrial life on earth, which would mean no chestnuts. And how sad would that be?

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Diversity in all things =stability

give me a break...

Where did the names Cassie & Denny come from? Mommy chestnut and Daddy chestnut picked them out of a baby names book. Or you can find out the true origin story by watching this episode. ... See MoreSee Less

Georgia friends, join the GA Chapter of TACF for a screening of our documentary Clear Day Thunder: Rescuing the American Chestnut.

This event takes places Thursday, May 30 at 7:00PM at the historic DeSoto Theatre in Rome, GA. Visit tacf.org/event/ga-rome-international-film-festivals-screening-of-clear-day-thunder/ for more details or to get free tickets to this screening.
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Georgia friends, join the GA Chapter of TACF for a screening of our documentary Clear Day Thunder: Rescuing the American Chestnut. 

This event takes places Thursday, May 30 at 7:00PM at the historic DeSoto Theatre in Rome, GA. Visit https://tacf.org/event/ga-rome-international-film-festivals-screening-of-clear-day-thunder/ for more details or to get free tickets to this screening.

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Gay Ziska:)

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