Mission: Restoration of the american chestnut tree to the forest lands of virginia.
Programs: Breeding program established and maintained a total of 14 orchards with more than 3000 trees. Carried out controlled pollination and harvest of seeds for future orchards and research plantings. Provided financial support in terms of a grant to the meadowview research facility. Identified and coordinated with landowners to plan for development of seed orchards for the restoration phase.
public education to support restoration of american chestnut tree included ceremonial plantings and educational planting sites. Presentations at membership meetings and private group presentations. Make american chestnut learning boxes available to educators.