Vermont/New Hampshire Chapter
Interested in participating in the restoration of the American chestnut?
The VT/NH Chapter of The American Chestnut Foundation is actively seeking partners to host seed orchards and demonstration plantings.
To learn more contact VT/NH Chapter President Yurij Bihun.
“The Berlin Tree" in Berlin, Vermont.
25 inch dbh.
Board of Directors
Dr. Eric Berry
Dr. Bill Keeton
Dr. Randy Knight
For more TACF events go to our Events page.
Check out the NEW Spring 2015 VT/NH Chapter newsletter!
Read Paul Galloway’s full account of early chestnut breeding in NH - “My Chestnut Story”
Archived Newsletters Here:
Spring 2014 / Spring 2013 / Spring 2012 / Fall 2011 / Spring 2011 / Spring 2010 / Spring 2009
Think you’ve found an American chestnut in VT or NH? Please collect a leaf and twig sample, print a locator form and submit to:
Kendra Collins, TACF New England Regional Science Coordinator, USFS Northern Research Station, 705 Spear St, South Burlington, VT 05403
Are you interested in hosting a chestnut orchard? Please read the planting manual for more information about what is involved with growing chestnut! This manual was developed for PA, but the considerations outlined are applicable to VT and NH as well.
VT/NH Chapter In The News!
The following links will take you to recent news stories featuring the work of the VT/NH Chapter of TACF! Happy reading!
American Chestnut Makes a Slow Comeback
Hope for stately chestnut
Efforts made to restore the American chestnut tree
Chestnut tree at Ballard State Park Yields Hope for the Future
Local Forest Home to Surviving Chestnut Tree
Volunteers Fight Chestnut Blight
"Mighty Giants: An American Chestnut Anthology" wins award
Beyond the Blight
Farm hosts planting with hope that chestnut trees can
return to area
WPTZ Interview with Chapter Officers Grace and Randy Knight and Terry Gulick