News Near and Far

News Near and Far

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We recently published online an update on current forest conservation topics in the Commonwealth. Our October edition includes: what's ahead for forestland conservation; what are conservation values; family forest landowners hold the key to sustaining Virginia's woodlands; new tools to finance forestland conservation; addressing today's forestry issues through utilization and [...]

Mon, Oct 27, 2014
Source Virginia Forests

We expect high demand for the limited quantities of our loblolly pine seedlings this year. If you're interested in purchasing our specialty seedlings you should visit www.buyvirginiatrees.com and setup an account prior to the opening date for the online store, October 14 at 10 a.m.We have limited nursery staff, so [...]

Mon, Oct 27, 2014
Source Virginia Forests

Grant recipients at Virginia Tech received $1.4 million to investigate the genetic regulatory networks that will allow an important bioenergy crop to be bred so it will grow in less than ideal soils andclimate.Populus, a genus of fast-growing trees, produces a significant amount of biomass in two years. Woody biomass [...]

Mon, Sep 22, 2014
Source Virginia Forests

Citing assurances from federal officials, Gov. Terry McAuliffe said fracking for natural gas will not be allowed in the George Washington National Forest."I won't allow it as long as I'm governor," McAuliffe told the inaugural meeting of a climate change panel he created this summer. "We made it clear to [...]

Mon, Sep 15, 2014
Source Virginia Forests

Dyson - July 19th - First Visit to Chestnut

Dyson slept through the whole encounter, but when he was three weeks old he did get to meet one of my first “babies”.
Dyson, meet the American chestnut. American chestnut, meet Dyson.
Dyson and our Restoration Chestnut from the American Chestnut Foundation – July 19, 2013 [...]

Thu, Aug 22, 2013
Source TGAW

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Bill Adamsen

Bill Adamsen

Bill Adamsen is a member of the CT Chapter of The American Chestnut Foundation (TACF) Board of Directors. He served as Chapter President for eight years.

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