Our mission is to bring about the restoration of the American chestnut tree as a prominent part of Georgia forests.

We work with the national office of The American Chestnut Foundation by assisting their propagation efforts, by promoting public awareness through education and by supporting the scientific research efforts of TACF directed at restoring the great American Chestnut. Find out how you can help.



Find out about our organization, mission, our methods, and the results of our decades of advocacy.

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Latest News

GA-TACF Annual Membership Meeting 2021

Please join our Annual Georgia Chapter Member Meeting on May 22, 2021, 10 am – 12 noon (via Zoom; details and URL to follow) Our invited speaker will be Dr. Donald Davis, founding GA-TACF chapter president and author of the upcoming book “The American Chestnut”.  The agenda is copied below, and everyone (members and non-members […]

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Chestnut Grafting at Berry College

On Wednesday, April 8, 2021, GA-TACF volunteers initiated a third year of grafting attempts as part of our American chestnut gene conservation program.  This phase of the work took place at the Berry College nursery.  Scion material was collected in Jan-March from 15 different American chestnuts by Ana Metaxas, Jack Rogers, Scott Laseter, David Keehn, […]

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