2006 Calendar Summary

Below is the summary of events for 2006, archived as we start developing the calendar for 2007.

Click here to see the 2007 calendar of events.

April 9th Salem Land Trust. Come help erect 1100 feet of fence as we build a deer proof exclosure and plant our first CT-TACF Hybrid Orchard. Contact David Bingham for more information.

April 17th Test Site Planting at the Northern CT Land Trust Swann Farm in Ellington. Please contact Jim Gage or Gayle Kida for more information.

April 18th-20th The Stamford Museum and Nature Center will be doing a Chestnut tree planting during their “Take a Hike” promotion. Contact Pat van de Kamp for more information.

April 22nd Site Planting at the Woodbridge Land Trust in Woodbridge. This is a huge planting with over 200 trees and the larger Bluex tree shelter tubes. In addition, there will be some preparatory work so if you have an interest in participating, please contact Robert Gregg or Philip Arnold for more information.

April 27th Restoring the American Chestnut in Connecticut a lecture at the Oliver Wolcott Library on South Street in Litchfield, CT at 7:00PM. More information at the libraries calendar or contact Garrett Smith for more information.

May 9th Chapter Board Meeting to be held in Woodbridge, CT at 6:30PM. For more information contact Bill Adamsen. Members are encouraged to attend, though realizing this is a business meeting and strictly follows that approach. Map to the CT-TACF Board Meeting in Woodbridge meeting in either JPG [107kb] or PDF [119kb] formats.

May 26th Woodbridge Fence Erection For more information contact Philip Arnold

June 3rd Save the American chestnut! At Earthplace, see the article this would be a great event for parents and kids.

June 10th Deadline for Pollination Requests For more information contact Gayle Kida

June 17th Salem Orchard Maintenance For more information contact Bill Adamsen

June 21st Start of Pre-Bagging For more information contact Gayle Kida or Leila Pinchot

July 1st Start of Pollinations For more information contact Gayle Kida or Leila Pinchot

Aug 2nd Plant Science Day at CAES Wednesday, 10am-4pm Lockwood Farm, Hamden. For more information contact Leila Pinchot

Aug 19th Woodbridge Orchard Work Party Saturday, 10am on at the Woodbridge Orchard near the intersection of Center and Beecher Roads in Woodbridge. For more information contact Leila Pinchot or Philip Arnold

Sept 23rd CT-TACF Nominating Committee Meeting and CT-TACF Board Meeting Saturday, 10am-2pm location to be determined. For more information contact Bill Adamsen

Oct 20-22nd TACF Annual Meeting Abingdon, VA. For more information contact Bill Adamsen

Oct 28-29th NY-TACF Annual Meeting Poughkeepsie, NY. For more information contact Leila Pinchot Presenters include Dr. Bill Powell and Dr. Chuck Maynard from SUNY ESF who have done pioneering work in Transgenic Chestnut resistance.

Nov 11th CT-TACF Annual Meeting Annual Meeting, Yale University – Sage Hall. For more information contact Garrett Smith

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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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