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 *Spring orchard activities

Feb 18th  – MDTACF Work Party at CMREC Seed Orchard – We are planning pre-spring planting activities. We will be doing the following task: pounding in about 1400 seedling stakes, assembling about 1400 tree shelters, we plan on starting around 10 AM and work until you get tired or 1 PM (whichever comes first).

March 25 – Planting at WSSC

April 1Planting at CMREC

Also, volunteers are needed for our planned Chapter display events (times to be announced) :

  • Montgomery County Parks Dept event for educators at Brookside – March 3rd

  • Earth Day at Ft. Derrick – April 21st

  • Boonsboro Greenest – May 7th?

  • Annual master gardeners training day – May 26th

  • Harvest festival at Montgomery County Agriculture Farm Park  – August 20th

  • WSSC event at Brighton Dam – October 1st

  • Open farm day at CMREC – October 8th

  • Montgomery County Green Fest – March?

To volunteer or to obtain more information concerning orchard maintenance activities please contact Ron Kuipers at –

Contact MDTACF via email



BECOME A MEMBER OF MDTACF – Click on this link to visit The American Chestnut Foundation web site. There you may join on-line or download and print a membership form. For Maryland residents, membership in The The American Chestnut Foundation includes membership in the Maryland Chapter.

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