As we continue work in our Seed and Breeding Orchards this year we are always looking for more volunteers!


Green Hill Park Worcester Chestnut Harvest

Chestnuts Comeback Reaches Worcester

Worcester Tree Initiative




Seed orchards produce highly blight-resistant offspring for our forests and other locations

Seed Orchard Description and Site Reqs_MARI3


2015 News Article – Westboro Seed Orchard


 2018 Pittsfield Orchard – 3000 trees!

2018 Cub Scouts Plant American Chestnuts @ Springside Park

2016 News Article – Pittsfield Highlights Chestnut Seed Orchard to Celebrate Arbor Day

2014 News Article – Pittsfield Seed Orchard Part of Widespread Chestnut Restoration

2012 News Article – Weston Seed Orchard

Chestnut seed orchard in Weston, MAPhoto taken by John Emery @ Weston Orchard

Smith College – MacLeish Field Station – Seed Orchard

MacLeish Photos

South Kingstown Land Trust Video – A Chestnut Story


MA/RI Chapter Experiencing Growing Partnerships with Educational Institutions


Tantasqua Junior High School Video

Tantasqua Chestnut Tree Project

Upcoming Events


Fall Landowner Class in NH on Growing American Chestnut Orchards

Fall Landowner Classes are being held this fall at various locations in New Hampshire. The last class on November 10 will be instructed by TACF's Regional Science Coordinator, Kendra Collins, on "American Chestnut Orchards on Private Land," and will take place at Shieling Forest State Park in […]


MA/RI Chapter 2018 Annual Meeting

Westborough Senior Center, 4 Rogers Road, Westborough, MA                                                                                              […]