The Virginia Chapter of The American Chestnut Foundation is actively engaged in efforts to bring the American chestnut back to Virginia’s forests. Here you will find information about our past and present activities, how they contribute to fulfilling our mission and answers to some of the questions you may have about American chestnuts and our breeding programs.
The mission of the Virginia Chapter of The American Chestnut Foundation.
A brief summary of the history of the once mighty American chestnut forests and the blight that felled them.
The history of The American Chestnut Foundation and its efforts to bring back blight-resistant American chestnuts.
The history and activities of the Virginia Chapter of The American Chestnut Foundation.
Links to back copies of our semi-annual newsletter, The Bur.
Instructions for contacting us if you believe you’ve found an American chestnut tree we should know about.
Information about how you an get a chestnut tree to plant on your property.