Chestnut's Rot Resistance

Article by Jason Young Despite the enthusiasm of members of TACF and of other Chestnuts, public knowledge of American Chestnut remains esoteric at best. Today it may be equally likely that one would be introduced to chestnut by seeing it in a building as opposed to coming across a tree or the remains of a […]

Foundation Announces Major Grant

The American Chestnut Foundation (TACF), kicking off its 25th anniversary this year, has even more to celebrate with the recent $1 million lead gift from the Stanback family of North Carolina. This gift serves as a challenge grant as TACF crosses the halfway point in a $2.5 million capital campaign. ?This is an historical moment […]

Rod Longley Honored for Service

By unanimous vote, the Board recognized Rod Longley as a Distinguished and Honorary Director of the Connecticut Chapter TACF in recognition of his many years of service, unwavering commitment and contributions. Rod joined TACF in 1991, and was a founding member of the CT Chapter in 1992. He resigned as Director in 2006 after fifteen […]