Restoring The King of the Forest to Guilford

Written By Jason Young A group of dedicated individuals, representing the American Chestnut Foundation and the Guilford Conservation commission, gathered on behalf of the American Chestnut on Saturday, May 5th at Nut Plains Park. The group planted a test orchard, consisting of twenty hybrid chestnuts, to determine whether the site is suitable for a full […]

Greenwich Land Trust Starts Test Orchard

Regional Science Coordinator Leila Pinchot, working with Greenwich Land Trust Environmental Director Dan Barrett and Board Member Dick Lane, as well as other volunteers, have planted a test orchard in a field off Stanwich Road. If all works as expected, we hope to use the site to plant backcross hybrids starting in spring 2008. Greenwich […]

Take a Hike at Stamford Museum and Nature Center

Stamford Museum & Nature Center continued their special partnership with the American Chestnut Foundation (TACF) during “Take a Hike” week. On Wednesday, April 18, TACF Regional Science Coordinator, Leila Pinchot and Volunteer Pat van de Kamp assisted Nature Center Staff in planting American chestnut seeds in the research grove at the Nature Center. The research […]