Connecticut Chapter of the American Chestnut Foundation
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Upcoming Events and News
Dr. David Wagner, Lepidopterist
Ecological Meltdown
Saturday April 18th, From 10:00 am to noon.
Dr. Wagner, one of the world's foremost experts on Lepidoptera, will be talking about The Ecological Meltdown of American Chestnut: A Glimpse at the Little Ones that Got Left Behind and What Still Might Be. Dr. Wagner is Professor of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology at the University of Connecticut. His lecture is just one of the reasons to attend our annual meeting.
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Star Childs has agreed to become the new Chapter President
New Executive Committee
The CT Chapter's Nominating Committee has recommended a slate of candidates that includes Star Childs as President (photo at left). Come vote them into office and offer your support to help in achieving the Chapter's vision.
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Christian Allyn - one of our five new Board Members
New Board Members
Come join our members and Board Members and introduce yourself to Christian Allyn, Matt Fruend, John Blossom, and Dan Donahue. Find out what makes these folks tick, and why they are interested in helping restore the American chestnut.
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Seed Orchard at Norcross
First Seed Orchard
Learn more about what makes a seed orchard site, why the Norcross Wildlife Federation wanted one, and what to do if you think you or your land trust has the land to be one of the nine orchards we'll create over the next few years!
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