In this section you will find information about the American chestnut and efforts to restore it to America’s woodlands.  Included is information on the science behind the American chestnut breeding program, educational resources and materials, and reference information about chestnuts.

Science

Here you’ll find

  • Information about the Appalachian Trail Mega-Transect Project
  • A way to communicate with other chestnut tree growers
  • Guidelines for starting seedlings
  • A link to the TACF Meadowview Farms science page
  • Links to information on grafting, hypovirulence and other resources

Educational Materials

Look here for

  • Lesson plans and class materials
  • Fun games kids can play while learning about American chestnuts
  • Information for chestnut tree growers
  • A link to The Bur, the Virginia Chapter’s newsletter
  • Information about chestnut breeding and science resources

Media Resources

Resources for publication media seeking information about Virginia’s chestnut trees

Additional Resources

Here you’ll find kits and permit forms for collecting data on chestnut trees