Harvesting Chestnuts at the Clements Tree Nursery in Mason County, WV

TACF’s Mid-Atlantic regional science coordinator, Mark Double, WV-TACF president and Stephen Rist, OH-TACF president, harvested chestnuts from the WV state tree nursery in Mason County, not far from the Ohio River.

A view of one of the orchards at the Clements nursery.

Large canker on some of the orchard trees.

Tom Saielli harvesting chestnuts with a pole pruner.

Stephen Rist collecting chestnuts