Chapter Newsletters – Editions of the Chestnut Mastburr

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Winter 2013-2014
Summer 2012
Summer 2011
Fall 2010
Spring 2010
Fall 2009
Spring 2009
Spring 2008
Fall of 2007
Spring 2006
Fall 2005
Spring 2005
Fall 2004
Spring 2004
Fall 2003
Pollination 2003
Pollination 2002
Harvest 2002
Spring 2001
Harvest 2001
Spring 2000
Summer 2000
August 1999
November 1999

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I want to Volunteer 2013
Doug Gillis: February 28, 2013

Carolinas Chapter Volunteer Form
Doug Gillis: September 21, 2012

Carolinas Chapter Share Your Land Form
Doug Gillis: September 21, 2012

Tree Locator Form
Doug Gillis: September 21, 2012

The Stories We Eat
Doug Gillis: January 5, 2011

“The Last Chestnut Ghost” by William B. Wood
Updated: April 9, 2010

“The Return of the ChestnutTree,” by Hannah Miller
Updated: December 12, 2009

Architectural History of Devotion Estate by William Noah Reynolds
Excerpt on Architecture which includes use of American chestnut timber for construction.: July 21, 2008

Picnic and Orchard Tour-Saturday, November 10
Updated: November 10, 2007

Nominees for Election to Board of Directors, August 25, 2007 at Annual Meeting
Updated: August 16, 2007

“The American chestnut tree,” reprinted from American Forestry, 1915
Chattooga Quarterly, Winter 2002: July 1, 2007

“Chestnut in the Future,” reprinted from American Forestry, 1915
Chattooga Quarterly, Winter 2002: June 30, 2007

“Scientists preserve chestnut trees in Avery”
The Avery Journal-Times, July 12-13, 2006: July 29, 2006

A southern Appalachian giant is being reintroduced to its native home
The Mountaineer: March 6, 2006

“An Awaking Giant: The American Chestnut”
Blue Ridge Country Magazine, September-October 2005 Issue: September 1, 2005

Return of the King of Trees
Discover Vol. 25 No. 05 May 2004: May 1, 2004

“Mighty chestnut is on the comeback trail”
Greenville (SC) News: July 21, 2003

“Deep roots: the restoration of the American chestnut”
Mountain Express: March 19, 2003

“American Chestnut trees have new hope through cross-breeding”
Alleghany News: August 9, 2001


The American Chestnut Foundation

Chestnut Growers Web Site

J. Hill Craddock’s Chestnut Links
Dr. J. Hill Craddock, Dept. of Biology and Environmental Science, University of Tennessee at Chattanooga, has many links covering American, European, Chinese, and Japanese chestnuts; chestnuts in the southern hemisphere; chinkapins; recipes; sources for chestnuts and chestnut products and chestnut art.

Joe Schibig’s “Resurrecting the American Chestnut”

Paul Sisco’s Chestnut Identification Web Site

Blue Ridge Country, September-October 2005 Issue — An Awaking Giant: The American Chestnut

“Saving an American Icon”
An article by Susan Freinkel about the American chestnut tree restoration efforts that appears in the Spring 2006 issue of “onearth” magazine.

Chestnut Research reported by the USDA Forest Service/Southern Research Station Headquarters