The West Virginia Chapter of The American Chestnut Foundation (WV-TACF) was established in 2009. Chapter members help support the mission of the national organization by planting hybrid chestnuts, conducting education, research, and outreach. The map shows some of the hybrid chestnut plantings that have taken place (click on the image to enlarge).

If you would like to participate in this group please join us. We include people from all areas that have an interest in restoring this magnificent tree to our forests. When you join The American Chestnut Foundation, a portion of your dues will be shared with the WV-TACF Chapter.

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Good and Bad

When posting images of chestnut, we all love great-looking seedlings or trees. They help promote the work of TACF. However, there are also pictures that depict less than ideal images. These are two images, representing the good and the bad. The picture of a dead seedling is the result of drought in northern WV during […]

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New plantings in West Virginia

These are two of many new 2020 plantings of backcross chestnuts in West Virginia. These two plantings are in the eastern panhandle in Jefferson and Mineral Counties.

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