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American Chestnut Tree Restoration Project at UNE

UNE environmental science student Matt Organ.

A student at the University of New England (UNE) recently wrote a brief story about all the activities taking place on campus that are part of the wider restoration project involving the American chestnut.

Read about this amazing educational initiative that’s allowing students in the Environmental Studies Department at UNE to gain hands-on research and restoration experience.

On April 21st, UNE students, faculty and staff are invited to help plant more trees, started as seedlings in this semester’s Ecological Restoration class. All who are interested should meet Dr. Klak on the lawn to the left of Decary Hall at 2:00 pm for the Chestnut Tree planting service project.


Chestnut greenhouse at UNE.

Chestnut greenhouse at UNE.