by Leila Pinchot I visited the orchard today, and I was delighted to see that 15 of the 20 nuts have sent up shoots (see attached photo). Nuts can sometimes wait until July to sprout, so we may have even more seedlings develop. Thank you all for planting the orchard, and thank you especially to […]
By Leila Pinchot On Tuesday, May 29th the Connecticut Chapter of the American Chestnut Foundation, in collaboration with Great Mountain Forest Inc. and the Housatonic Valley Regional High School, planted the last chestnut orchard of the season. Sixteen students from the high school worked with about fifteen other volunteers to plant 118 chestnuts at the […]
A fine article was published today in New London's the Day as written by David Collins. See the attached document.