The New York Chapter is searching for large surviving American chestnut trees in New York State to be “Mother trees” for restoration.

In an effort to introduce more wild pure American chestnut trees into the transgenic breeding program, the Chapter is now offering a reward for American chestnut trees found growing in the wild. For more information, please download the reward poster available here or contact Chapter president Allen Nichols.

Upcoming Events


Saving the American Chestnut Tree

Dr. William Powell, SUNY-ESF professor and co-director of the American Chestnut Research & Restoration Project, will speak on "How to produce a blight-resistant American chestnut tree" at the Liverpool Public Library in Liverpool, NY on Sunday, March 25 at 2:00PM. This event is free & open […]