New Director Joins CT-TACF

Will Kies of Greenwich is joining the Board of the Connecticut Chapter of The American Chestnut Foundation. Will is the Director of Education at the Stamford Museum and Nature Center and believes strongly on the importance of teaching environmental stewardship and sustainability to children and adults to help people appreciate the natural word around us. […]

Northeast Utilities Saves Chestnut and Paper!

Last September Northeast Utilities (NU) pledged their support to The American Chestnut Foundation through a creative matching grant program tied to shareholder acceptance of a paper reduction program. Northeast Utilities System recently initiated a program in which the company will donate $5 for every shareholder that agrees to receive electronic, rather than paper, copies of […]

Swann Farm Chestnut Orchard

Article by James Gage On two beautiful Saturdays in April (April 21 and 28) a total of 20 enthusiastic volunteers met at the Northern Connecticut Land Trust's Swann Farm in Ellington, CT. This hardworking group prepared and planted 233 chestnuts and erected 1,100 feet of 7 foot high deer fence to establish a breeding orchard […]