Nominees for Board membership
Under the revised bylaws, as many as 10 Board members can be elected each year.
Seven current Board members have terms expiri[...]
The CT Stormwise Program is the topic of our 2016 Annual Meeting
The showy flowers of the chestnut attracts pollinators galore, a feast for birds.
We need new locations for seed-orchards, and we’re looking for partners.
What makes American chestnut so special?
Our Mission Our mission is to restore the American Chestnut to the forests and woodlands of Connecticut. The Connecticut Chapter of TACF is a Chartered State Chapter of the American Chestnut Foundation with its own Bylaws, Constitution and Treasury. It is organized as a tax-exempt non-profit foundation under the US Tax Code 501(c)3. learn more […]
Our mission is to restore the American chestnut to the forests and woodlands of Connecticut. We are a registered 501(c)(3) organization. The American chestnut tree was once the dominant tree in our forests. A century ago it was eradicated from our eastern landscape by a fungus. In Connecticut, many forests consisted of 25% to 40% […]
Seed orchards are the next major phase of the breeding program and we are actively pursuing locations that could support the seed orchards. A seed orchard is the required next step in producing trees for reforestation in CT that have 50% of their DNA from persisting native CT American Chestnut trees that flowered, allowing pollination […]