Sat, Jun 25|
South Branch Preserve
American Chestnut Revival
The American chestnut tree has been critical to wildlife, humans, and the ecosystem of eastern North America for centuries, but now the species is endangered by blight. Tour our young chestnut forest, learn about multifaceted solutions, and take home a free seedling.
Time & Location
Jun 25, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM EDT
South Branch Preserve, 56-60 Wolfe Rd, Budd Lake, NJ 07828, USA
About the event
Learn about the importance of the American chestnut tree to wildlife, humans, and the ecosystem. The Land Conservancy and our partners will talk about each of our unique roles in reviving the American chestnut. Antinanco Earth Arts School will discuss their recently published American chestnut field guide, tree planting, and identification of mature trees all over the state. Visitors will 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.