Lecture on Restoring the American chestnut

(This lecture date has passed) All but eliminated from New England forests by the chestnut blight of 1908-13, the stately American Chestnut is making a comeback thanks to a cross-breeding program that soon hopes to produce blight-resistant trees.

In a Pequot Museum talk/discussion plant scientist Sandra Anagnostakis of the Connecticut Agricultural Experiment Station explains this innovative restoration project to protect the species from two imported pathogens. Saturday January 14, from 1 to 3 pm in the Auditorium Lobby, free with museum admission, free to museum members. For more information on the Museum visit www.pequotmuseum.org.

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Bill Adamsen

Bill Adamsen

Bill Adamsen is a member of the CT Chapter of The American Chestnut Foundation (TACF) Board of Directors. He served as Chapter President for eight years.

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