Friday, February 26, 2021

PA/NJ Chapter The American Chestnut Foundation Highlights Upcoming Growers Meeting April 10; Educational Webinars

PA/NJ Chapter of The American Chestnut Foundation's latest newsletter highlights upcoming activities and educational opportunities.

Spring Growers Meeting

The Spring Growers Meeting will be held on April 10 in a virtual format from 9:30 to 11:45 a.m.

The special guest speaker will be Robert Jetton, Associate Professor of Forest Health and Conservation, Dept. of Forestry and Environmental Resources at North Carolina State University. He will be speaking about his work to restore a kindred spirit of the American chestnut —  Eastern Hemlock.  Read more here.

Click Here to register and for the agenda.  This event is free and open to the public.

Learning Events

Here is a schedule of upcoming educational events--

-- March 19 - 11:30 a.m.: TACF Chestnut Chat will explore big questions, such as what makes a native plant native? Why is American chestnut restoration important? Who and what will benefit from the tree’s restoration? We will tackle questions associated with American chestnut restoration and other restoration projects.  Click Here to register

-- March 23 - 6:00 p.m.: Delaware Valley University: "American Chestnut Restoration: The Life, Death, and Rebirth of the American Chestnut in the Eastern Forest" -- presented by Mary Ayres, Past President of PA/NJ TACF.  Click Here to register.

-- April 24: Lancaster Native Plant & Wildlife Festival 8:00 a.m. to Noon. In-Person.

Click Here to read the entire newsletter.

For more information on restoring the American Chestnut in Pennsylvania, visit the PA/NJ Chapter of The American Chestnut Foundation website.

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[Posted: February 26, 2021]  PA Environment Digest

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