Bringing Back the American Chestnut Tree and Restoration of Native Food Forests

 2022 Events 

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Sat, April 30th, 2022 11am - 4pm

Arbor Day Celebration 

at Graver Arboretum of Muhlenberg College 

1581 Bushkill Center Rd, Bath, PA 18014

 

SCHEDULE:
11 am - Opening, Educational Presentations
12pm - 4:00pm - Tree Planting, Tagging, Site Maintenance

We will conclude with a Drum Circle and Potluck

This event is part of the Bringing Back the American Chestnut Tree Project
https://www.antinanco.org/american-chestnut-trees

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Sat, June 25th, 2022 10am -12pm

American Chestnut Revival Presentation and Seedling Giveaway  

South Branch Preserve, 56-60 Wolfe Rd, Budd Lake, NJ 07828

 

In partnership with The Land Conservancy of New Jersey, we are offering a presentation about the importance of the American chestnut tree to wildlife, humans, and the ecosystem. We will also tour the young chestnut forest planted at South Branch Preserve. There will be chestnut cookies to eat, and participants can take home a chestnut seedling.  After the event, at 1pm. we invite volunteers to stay for our quarterly Chestnut inspection event where we will be measuring the trees that we planted previously, and inspecting them for any signs or blight or disease. 

To Register for the American Chestnut Revival Presentation Click Here

To Volunteer for the American Chestnut Inspection, from 1 to 4pm. Click Here

Peace and Dignity Memorial Trees Ceremony in honor of our ancestors from the past to prese

Sun, Oct 16th, 2022, 1pm

Peace and Dignity Memorial Trees Ceremony in honor of our ancestors from the past to present

at Graver Arboretum of Muhlenberg College 

1581 Bushkill Center Rd, Bath, PA 18014

 

We invite to you join the All Nations Peace and Dignity Memorial Trees Ceremony in honor of our ancestors from the past to present. We will also have a giveaway of Native food tree seedings - American Chestnut, Persimmon and Paw Paw trees

This event is part of the Honoring Indigenous Peoples and Land Ceremonies  

Join us for Tree Inspections, Monitoring, Scientist Citizen Projects:

Our next round of tree inspections and maintenance will take place on October 29th, 2022 at the Graver Arboretum in Bath, PA. We will be upgrading tree shelters for the native food forest trees that we planted in prior years. The event will run from 11am to 4pm. Volunteers and interns are invited to email info@antinanco.org to participate. For More Info Click Here.   

For Families, Children, Scout Groups and Volunteers:

We invite Volunteers, Students and Scout Groups to Join our Planting Events. We also invite children and students to participate as citizen scientists in tracking the trees' health and growth.  To receive updates about our work with American Chestnut Trees, and participate in the planting events and tree inspections, please email us with your contact information and availability at info@antinanco.org

Check Out Our American Chestnut Conservation Field Manual

The American Chestnut Conservation Field Course manual is intended for students wishing to gain foundational knowledge about the history and plight of the American Chestnut tree, tree care and maintenance, as well as the trees' importance in in the Northeastern ecosystem, the impact of its demise on other species, and symbiotic relationships with companion plans and fungi.