Maryland Chapter News and Activities

Note: The Maryland Chapter includes members from Maryland, Delaware and Washington D.C. 

Our next major event is our spring planting at the CMREC seed orchard.  Spring planting is scheduled for April 1st at 9 AM at our Central Maryland Research and Education Center (CMREC) orchard . The rain date will be April 8th. We hope to plant 1,500 seeds. For information contact Dave Gill at: orchardsteward@gmail.com or view our Event page and/or the CMREC page .  Also, please view the recent Baltimore Sun article concerning this activity.

To view photos of our latest activities visit our Photo Gallery.

For more information about our activites subscribe to one of our google groups listed below, view our Orchard web pages, visit our How Can I Help page, and/or view our Calendar.

Please join one of our google groups listed below to receive email notices of upcoming activities.

For membership or for more information click on the links below.

Upcoming Events

Apr
1

MD - Spring Planting at our CMREC seed orchard

Spring planting is scheduled for April 1st at 9 AM at our Central Maryland Research and Education Center (CMREC) orchard . The rain date will be April 8th. We hope to plant 1,500 seeds. For information contact Dave Gill at: orchardsteward@gmail.com .

Apr
8

Maryland - Return of the Mighty Chestnut: the “Redwood” of the East

What wiped out the majestic stands of chestnut trees that dominated America’s eastern forests? Are there any trees left standing? What’s so special about the American Chestnut tree? Gary Carver, American Chestnut Foundation, will describe the environmental havoc and the economic and cultural […]