The American Chestnut-Yesterday, Today, Tomorrow: Restoration of an American Icon

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Date(s) - Jun 17th, 2017
10:00 am - 12:00 pm

MacLeish Field Station


Join Paul Wetzel, Smith College environmental researcher and member of American Chestnut Foundation, for a tour of the American Chestnut seed production orchard and research plots at Smith College’s MacLeish Field Station. The event will begin with a short talk about the history of the American Chestnut and efforts to develop a blight resistant hybrid and continue outside with a tour of a seed orchard and forest canopy gaps created to investigate methods for introducing Chestnut hybrids.

FREE for HLT members / $5 for non-members

RSVP with your name, email address, phone number, and total number in your party to hltlandsteward <at> thetrustees <dot> org