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Restoring The American Chestnut: An All-Out Effort to Save This Iconic Tree

Chestnut Giants, Great Smoky Mountains, Western North Carolina, circa 1910. Photo credit: Forest History Society

Joe Lamp’l, host of The joe gardener Show on PBS, recently interviewed TACF’s Director of Restoration, Sara Fitzsimmons, for his podcast featuring the American chestnut. This lively and educational episode highlights the tree’s history, significance, and the research being conducted to save it. Click here to listen to the podcast and/or read the story.