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


2018 NYS Tree Farm Field Day

If you're a woodlot owner, wildlife enthusiast, student, or simply interested in conservation, you'll want to consider attending the 2018 New York State Tree Farm Field Day on Saturday, June 2 from 8:00AM - 3:00PM in Morrisville, NY. Allen Nichols, NY-TACF Chapter President, will give a presentation […]


American Chestnut Pollination Workshop at SUNY-ESF

The American Chestnut Research and Restoration Project at State University of New York, College of Environmental Science and Forestry (SUNY-ESF) is offering a pollination workshop in Syracuse on Friday, June 29 and Saturday, June 30. This two-day lab and field workshop will teach participants about […]