Join us this fall for
The American Chestnut Foundation's

American Chestnut Summit
October 19-21, 2012
Crowne Plaza Tennis and Golf Resort
Asheville, NC

About the Summit
The restoration of the American chestnut is a project that will require the cooperation of state and federal agencies, private organizations, industry and individuals. The 2012 American Chestnut Summit will bring together scientists, private landowners, conservationists, outdoor enthusiasts and industry professionals to share the current state of knowledge of the American chestnut and inspire reintroduction of this species to eastern forests. The Summit will provide a unique opportunity to enhance awareness of the importance of American chestnut restoration, explore partnerships, exchange information and discuss this exciting project with a wide audience. More Info About the Summit

Continuing Forestry Education Credits Available

Society of American Foresters (SAF) is offering Continuing Forestry Education credit for attending the 2012 American Chestnut Summit. Credits are as follows:

Saturday, October 20

  • 6.5 hours Cat. 1-CF

Sunday, October 21

  • Critical Needs Workshop – 3.5 hours Cat. 2
  • Practical Skills Workshops – 2.5 hours Cat. 1-CF, 1.0 hour Cat. 2

About Asheville and the Crowne Plaza Resort
Nestled among the mountains, Asheville offers lively culture, great restaurants, thrilling outdoor adventures and awe-inspiring natural beauty. The Chestnut Summit will be located at the Crowne Plaza Resort, just minutes from downtown Asheville, the Blue Ridge Parkway, and the world renowned Biltmore Estate. Crowne Plaza is a full-service resort that features a 9-hole golf course, tennis, swimming, and more.

Contact or call 828-281-0047