News Near and Far

News Near and Far

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For some reason today the conditions were perfect for hunting chestnut in the Wilton Town Forest. While I've hiked this area many times, and identified many chestnut, today the American chestnut were making themselves known. There were also some astounding discoveries I had never before seen – more [...]

Mon, Oct 12, 2009
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Front of leaf

I was driving on the Simpaug Turnpike just south of the West Redding Train Station and saw a sizable chestnut tree and sprouts on the east side of the road. The tree was quite large but had been topped at some point probably by line management trimmers. The [...]

Wed, Jun 03, 2009
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The Laterna Magica is alledged to have been first described by Giambattista della Porta in his 1558 treatise, Magiae naturalis although like so many inventions of the western world, it may actually have been invented centuries earlier by the Chinese. For a public used to live entertainment, the Magic [...]

Fri, May 22, 2009
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The American Chestnut Foundation has a regional adaptation program designed to capture the potential diversity exhibited throughout the range of the tree in the Foundation's back-cross breeding program. The basic premise is that Chinese chestnut trees (Castanea mollisima) and others of asian origin have exhibited resistance to the [...]

Thu, May 21, 2009
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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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