About Us

Our Georgia Chapter was awarded Full Chapter Status from The American Chestnut Foundation in October, 2004.

OUR ACTIVITIES

  • Finding and identifying surviving trees
  • Pollinating them
  • Harvest nuts
  • Planting American chestnut trees throughout the state of Georgia
  • Identifying potential sites for breeding orchards within the state
  • Preserving local genetics
  • Preserving local genetics
  • Breeding blight resistant and regionally adapted trees
  • Public outreach and education
  • Organizing members and volunteers in these activities

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