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Man on a Mission

About three years ago VT/NH Chapter Board member, Tom Estill, from Rutland VT had a vision to have American chestnut trees growing at all schools in VT. That was thought to be an ambitious undertaking that would take years to accomplish. Tom does not seem to agree...

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August 2022 Message from the President

August 2022 Message from the President

A Message from VT/NH Chapter President Evan Fox With pollination behind us and catkins now looking like your grandfather’s used pipe cleaners covering the ground, lazy days of summer are here. There isn’t much to do in the field. Burs are growing, hopefully with...

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Pollination Frenzy

Pollination Frenzy

The VT/NH Chapter of TACF recently completed an ambitious American chestnut pollination season. Eight wild trees were cross-pollinated in seven different towns. Craig Tufts, pictured, pollinated a tree that he planted in his Concord, NH back yard seven years ago. Tim...

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2022 Free Nuts

2022 Free Nuts

For the second year, the VT/NH Chapter of The American Chestnut Foundation (TACF) will offer fertile wild-type American chestnut nuts to Chapter members (as long as supplies last). Last year, Chapter President, Doug McLane, piloted the program when 43 Chapter members...

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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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Denny's are still hanging on, but Cassie has already dropped them. What could it be? Learn a bit of tree anatomy and discover a new trick to identify chestnut tree species in this week's Cassie & Denny.

And be sure to tune in next week when we explain the origin of the names Cassie & Denny!
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