USFS Southern Research Station Compass Magazine

The most recent USF Southern Research Station “Compass” Publication, published in June 2008, is 42 pages devoted to the American chestnut. There are some fantastic articles, and a pdf version is available on-line. You may also be able to get the Southern Research Station to send you a printed version. Southern Research Station 200 W.T […]

Like Manna from God

That was the title of an article published in 2004 by Professor Ralph H. Lutts, a member of the Goddard College faculty, where he coordinates an M.A. concentration in interdisciplinary environmental studies. Some of you may recall reading an excerpt of this same story in “Mighty Giants: A Chestnut Anthology.” Alerted to the article by […]

Validating Chestnut Tree Samples

With the change in Regional Science Coordinators, there is a change in process for validating chestnut samples for determining parentage. Samples will be mailed to Kendra Gurney TACF New England Regional Breeding Program USDA Forest Service Northern Research Station 705 Spear Street South Burlington, VT 05403 Tel: 802.951.6771 x1440 Fax: 802.951.6368 Cell: 802.999.8706 or […]