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

Georgia Chapter Request for Volunteer Roles

GA-TACF members, collaborators, and other “chestnut” people! For many years, the Georgia chapter of The American Chestnut Foundation has relied on our general membership primarily for volunteer work in the field (pollinations, harvests, plantings, orchard care). But now our chapter has come to a point where assistance with other important tasks would be extremely helpful.  […]

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More Chestnut Seedlings for the Roy Richards Seed Orchard!

The weather was fantastic (~50 degrees and sunny) for our chestnut planting at the Roy Richards “Southern Road” seed orchard this past Saturday!  We want to thank everyone who participated for the enthusiastic help (see list below).  Altogether, we added ~115 hybrid chestnut seedlings to this important orchard site. These seedlings were grown and pre-screened […]

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