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.



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

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Latest News

Hemlockfest 2018 Nov. 2-4!!

The 14th annual HemlockFest music festival will be held on November 2-4 2018 in Dahlonega, Georgia. This environmental fundraising event features three days of live music, camping, children’s activities, canoeing, local arts and crafts, nature walks and information sessions, and much more. In addition to supporting research to preserve Eastern Hemlocks, Hemlockfest also supports restoration […]

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GA-TACF Chestnut Harvest is Underway!

A quick update on our fall chestnut harvest season!  We have added a second harvest event (see below)! GA-TACF will hold several harvest events this fall, and would also like to solicit assistance from volunteers in our on-going search for American chestnuts in the wild.  Harvest season generally starts in early September in low-lying/southerly areas and […]

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