Alabama Chapter

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Alabama Chapter Board of Directors

President: Jason Cowan

Vice President: David Swinford

Secretary: Betsy Heckert

Treasurer: Harris Parker

Board of Directors:
Beth Maynor Young
Howell Hooper
Jack Rist
Brenda Cummings
Hartwell Davis
Colin Bagwell
Chap Jackson
Pratt Patterson

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Talladega tree avoids blight (pdf)
June 20, Birmingham News

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An example of how the volunteer chapters work and collaborate to use their orchards and resources toward the mission of creating blight resistant chestnuts.

In 2005, we harvested our first potentially blight-resistant chestnuts. We continue this rigorous testing and trials in the forest, orchard, and research labs. The return of the American chestnut to its former native range in the Appalachian hardwood forest ecosystem is a major restoration project that requires a multi-faceted effort involving members and volunteers, scientific research, sustained funding, and most importantly, a sense of the past and a hope for the future.
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An example of how the volunteer chapters work and collaborate to use their orchards and resources toward the mission of creating blight resistant chestnuts. 

In 2005, we harvested our first potentially blight-resistant chestnuts. We continue this rigorous testing and trials in the forest, orchard, and research labs. The return of the American chestnut to its former native range in the Appalachian hardwood forest ecosystem is a major restoration project that requires a multi-faceted effort involving members and volunteers, scientific research, sustained funding, and most importantly, a sense of the past and a hope for the future.Image attachment
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The American Chestnut Foundation

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Let’s get some Chestnut 🌰 trees 🌳 so we can make them come back to American πŸ‡ΊπŸ‡Έ soil.

The Vermont & New Hampshire chapter of TACF is now on social media. Be sure to like & follow!

Facebook: Vermont & New Hampshire Chapter of the American Chestnut Foundation

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The Vermont & New Hampshire chapter of TACF is now on social media. Be sure to like & follow!

Facebook: Vermont & New Hampshire Chapter of the American Chestnut Foundation

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The American Chestnut Foundation

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I have 83 acres in East TN, don't know if I have any Chestnut trees... I'll have to check this spring

I just found out our local school in northeast Bradford Pennsylvania . is planting chestnut trees around the school .the students have planned it all out

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