Chasing Chloroplasts

Professor Fenny Dane of Auburn University presented her Castanea Migration Theory at last year's CT Chapter Annual Meeting. Each Castanea species has several distinct chloroplast types. More differences can be detected among Asian species than within European or North American species using chloroplast DNA analysis. However from analysis of samples from the Appalachian range we […]

Housatonic Heritage Tour of TACF Great Mountain Orchard

Interested in seeing one of Connecticut's beautiful chestnut orchards? The Great Mountain Forest Orchard sits nestled at the base of Great Mountain off Undermountain Road in Falls Village – Photo by Bill AdamsenClick on photo for larger view. Join Ellery “Woods” Sinclair of the Berkshire-Litchfield Environmental Council and the Connecticut Chapter of The American Chestnut […]

ORTV Tours Woodbridge Orchard

By Bill Adamsen Stephanie Valickis of The Office of Radio and Television (ORTV) recorded a segment featuring interviews with TACF Director and Chapter President Bill Adamsen, and CT-TACF Chapter Director/Secretary Dr. Phil Arnold. ORTV's mission is bringing good news to life by producing values oriented programs of professional quality to listeners and viewers throughout Connecticut, […]