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150-Year-Old Chestnut Posts – Strong as Ever Featured Image

150-Year-Old Chestnut Posts – Strong as Ever

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Chestnut Restoration May Be Happening Featured Image

Chestnut Restoration May Be Happening

Chestnut Restoration May Be Happening
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Force Multipliers Enter the Scene at Meadowview Research Farms Featured Image

Force Multipliers Enter the Scene at Meadowview Research Farms

The American Chestnut Foundation’s Meadowview Research Farms is facing a daunting task: the removal of several thousand trees from the Price, Duncan and Wagner farms. The decision to remove the […]
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TACF’s Pure American Program Featured Image

TACF’s Pure American Program

Pure American seedlings are sold out for 2017! We appreciate your orders! The American Chestnut Foundation has a limited supply of pure American seedlings available to members. These trees will eventually […]
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Largest Community Tree Planting in Tennessee History Featured Image

Largest Community Tree Planting in Tennessee History

TACF’s TN chapter president, Vicki Turner, was quoted in this article about the largest community tree planting in TN history, slated for February 25, 2017. A number of conservation organizations […]
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The American chestnut tree has a good shot at making a comeback Featured Image

The American chestnut tree has a good shot at making a comeback

Check out this great article by Cici Zhang at ScienceLine about the two sophisticated techniques that could rescue the beloved American chestnut tree. TACF thanks its partners, Board members, and […]
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LandTrust Starts New Youth Conservation Program Featured Image

LandTrust Starts New Youth Conservation Program

The LandTrust for Central North Carolina has announced a new youth initiative aimed at sponsoring outdoors activities and conservation education. In a news release, the Land Trust said the program — called […]
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E.O. Wilson on Half-Earth, Donald Trump, and Hope Featured Image

E.O. Wilson on Half-Earth, Donald Trump, and Hope

At 87, E.O. Wilson has lost none of his intellectual rigor. His sentences are long, rolling, full of enough parentheticals to make Proust smile, and delivered in a wonderfully soothing, […]
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See why TACF’s Maryland chapter president is in the news! Featured Image

See why TACF’s Maryland chapter president is in the news!

Gary Carver, TACF’s Maryland chapter president, won second place for his “Chestnut Sided Nuthatches” sculpture at this year’s Frederick County Art Association Members Exhibit. If you live in the area, […]
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Clemson students get up-close look at the science behind restoring American chestnut Featured Image

Clemson students get up-close look at the science behind restoring American chestnut

Clemson forestry students visited Dr. Joe James at Chestnut Return Farm in Upstate South Carolina. This story covers everything from the blight to Phytophthora cinnamomi, the deadly root rot that […]
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Minnesota Public Radio interviews TACF founding President Phil Rutter and current President and CEO Lisa Thomson Featured Image

Minnesota Public Radio interviews TACF founding President Phil Rutter and current President and CEO Lisa Thomson

Minnesota Public Radio interviews TACF founding President Phil Rutter and current President and CEO Lisa Thomson in a recent story covering the current research and hybridization of the American chestnut. […]
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UNE students plant American chestnut trees Featured Image

UNE students plant American chestnut trees

UNE students plant American chestnut trees to bring back the decimated species…Read More
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