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Trees in the UTC Nursery

Trees in the UTC Nursery

The trees in the UTC nursery are growing very well this season. There are currently about 2,000 trees growing in 2-gallon containers. Nuts were planted directly into the containers in February 2013. UTC student, Anash Parmar, who is 5' 4" tall, has been helping take...

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Chestnuts Gettin’ It On

Volunteers from the Tennessee Chapter of The American Chestnut Foundation are contributing in a significant way to the restoration of Castanea dentata to the southern Appalachian forest. This video "Chestnuts Gettin' It On" illustrates the reproductive process of how...

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AC Trail on the Cumberland Plateau

AC Trail on the Cumberland Plateau

Tom Saielli, TACF Southern Regional Coordinator, and Larry Taylor, TN-TACF member, inspect a trial planting of American chestnut trees in a light gap at the Eagle Point Railroad in preparation for a large B3F3 progeny test on this beautiful Cumberland Plateau location.

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Nashville Branch Sprouts

Nashville Branch Sprouts

In a standing room only conference room at Ellington Ag Center, the inaugural Nashville Branch got underway with a great deal of local enthusiasm and support. The meeting was capped off by a chestnut planting at the historic Belle Meade Plantation. [gallery...

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