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Using Genomic Testing to Select Disease-resistant American Chestnut Backcross Hybrids. A staff update from TACF's new Quanitative Geneticist Jared Westbrook. Read about it here »

North Carolina Botanical Garden Hosts Ceremonial Planting. An Arbor Day Celebration: Restoration Chestnuts 1.0 to be planted at UNC Chapel Hill on Friday, April 24, 2015. More here »

Ceremonial Planting in Virginia on the grounds of James Madison’s Montpelier near Orange, VA. Friday, April 24, 2015. Read more »

Somerset County Park Commission Arbor Day Celebration. At the Native Tree Give-Away Event on Friday, April 24 and Saturday, April 25, TACF will plant the first Restoration Chestnuts 1.0 in New Jersey. Find out more here »

1,000 Restortion Chestnuts 1.0 to be Planted at Blooming Grove Forest in Pennsylvania. Join TACF and the Union Sportsman Alliance on Saturday, April 25, 2015. Volunteer Information Here »

Vermont/ New Hampshire Annual Meeting. 7th Annual Meeting at VINS Nature Center in Quechee, VT on April 25, 2015. Learn more here »

Chestnut Restoration: Planting & Aftercare Workshop at Penn State. Ensure the survival of your planted chestnuts with proper aftercare training on Monday, April 27. Register today »

Restoration Chestnut Workshop hosted by TACF- Indiana Chapter. Uncover the history, ecology, and restoration of American chestnut on April 28. RSVP today »

Free Webinar hosted by TACF's own RSC Matt Brinckman. "Restoring the American Chestnut: A Status Update from TACF and Next Steps in Virginia." April 29, 2015. Register here »

TACF 2015 Annual Meeting Register for the annual meeting at the Penn Stater with Schatz Tree Genetics Colloquium. Learn more »

TACF's Breeding Program Shows On-Target Growth Pathologist Fred Hebard updates on blight-resistence strength of Restoration Chestnuts 1.0. Read Here »

Hot off the Press! TACF's 2014 Annual Report now online. Check it out »

Regional Science Coordinator Sara answers your questions about Restoration Chestnuts 1.0 out-crossing in the wild. Read here »

TACF is thrilled to announce its role in the project proposal Appalachian Mountains Joint Venture (AMJV) Partnership - one of 115 high-impact projects awarded more than $370 million as part of the new Regional Conservation Partnership Program (RCPP). Read more »

For the American chestnut tree, life follows death. Asheville Citizen-Times. Learn more »

Our view: Slow path to viability continues for American chestnut. Asheville Citizen-Times. Learn more »

Want to read about our unsung heros? Check out TACF interns. Learn more »

Prince William Forest Park hosts The American Chestnut Foundation. Watch our own Matt Brinckman give a great American chestnut history lesson! Watch the video »

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