American Chestnut Tree
By Dan Hale, Appalachian Trail Conservancy
An article about the significant role of the American chestnut tree in Appalachia was published in the winter 2021 issue of A.T. Journeys, magazine of the Appalachian Trail Conservancy. The article details the many benefits of the tree and how its loss impacted the forest ecosystem and life that was dependent on the tree. Click here to read the full article.