Our Mission:

To restore the American chestnut tree to its native range within the woodlands of the eastern United States, using a scientific research and breeding program developed by its founders.


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Northern Indiana Volunteer Opportunity: IN State Champion Tree and Natural Regeneration

When: Monday, May 23: 9am – 3pm Where: Across from 10041 558 East, Roselawn, IN This is the site of the Indiana State Champion American chestnut tree. Measuring over 40” DBH, this tree is growing about 0.75” per year. One of the most exciting aspects of this site is that there is natural regeneration occurring. […]

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Southern Indiana Volunteer Opportunity: Measurements and Genetic Sequencing

When: Sunday, May 22: 9am – 5pm Where: Jackson-Washington State Forest Behind 7785 IN-135 Salem, IN 47167 There are two plantings at this location: a BC3F1 breeding orchard planted in 2003 and a BC3F3 progeny test planted in 2014. Our focus for this event will be the 2003 BC3F1 orchard. In order to determine which […]

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