Our mission is to bring about the restoration of the American Chestnut tree as a prominent part of Georgia forests.

We work with the National American Chestnut Foundation by assisting their propagation efforts, by promoting public awareness through education and by supporting the scientific research efforts of TACF directed at restoring the great American Chestnut. Find out how you can help.

We are recognized as the fastest chapter formation in The American Chestnut Foundation.



Find out about our organization, mission, our methods, and the results of our decades of advocacy.

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Latest News

Dawson Forest American Chestnut Project

In April of 2018 the Georgia Department of Natural Resources, along with the American Chestnut Foundation, broke ground on a project that has been years in the making. Two small crews lead by Nathan Weaver, the GADNR forester for north Georgia, planted approximately 2,500 American chestnut B3F3 hybrid seedlings at Dawson Forest Wildlife Management Area. […]

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Dr. Martin Cipollini to speak at Dahlonega Science Cafe Monday, July 16, 2018

Monday July 16, 6:30 p.m.: Restoration of American chestnut in the southeastern United States; strategies for the development of disease resistance and conservation of genetic diversity. Dahlonega Science Cafe, Bourbon Street Cafe, 90 Public Square North, Dahlonega, GA. 6:30 pm social hour, talk at 7:30 pm. Prior to its demise in the early 1900s from two […]

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