Join us for the 2011 American Chestnut Foundation New England Regional Chapters Meeting!
TACF Regional Science Coordinator Kendra Gurney will host a regional chapters meeting on Saturday, November 5th at the Urban Forestry Center in Portsmouth, NH. We hope you can join us! Please RSVP by Friday, October 28, 2011 if you plan to attend: email@example.com or 802-999-8706. The meeting will start at 10:00 am and wrap-up by 4:00 pm.
The meeting registration is $12/person %u213 which will cover morning coffee and snacks, and a tasty lunch. If you have any special requests or dietary concerns, please share those when you RSVP. Plan to pay by cash or check (made out to The American Chestnut Foundation). Payment can be made at the door, or you can mail a check to: Kendra Gurney, 705 Spear St, South Burlington, VT 05403.
Agenda will include a research presentation by Tom Saielli, recent Masters Graduate from the University of Vermont. Tom worked on American chestnut cold tolerance research and, as part of that project, installed a large American chestnut planting on the Green Mountain National Forest. In addition, Mark Banker, TACF%u219s Development Director, will share with us all a little more about the ins and outs of hosting Restoration Branch events. Our Maine and Massachusetts/Rhode Island chapters both held Restoration Branch events this summer and we%u219ll also talk with those involved in hosting about their experiences.
If you have any topics you%u219d like the opportunity to discuss with the larger group please send them to Kendra so they can be added to the agenda: firstname.lastname@example.org. This meeting is for YOU, so please help to make it a valuable experience.