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The Canadian Chestnut Council

28th Annual General Meeting

The 28th Annual General Meeting has concluded. The council would like to extend a special thanks to all whom attended. Special thanks go out to our guest speakers, Garth Potruff and Danijela Puric-Miadenovic. 



Don’t forget to renew your 2016 Membership!
The membership year runs from October 1 to September 30.

To apply for annual membership, please complete and mail the Membership Form to:
Mr. Terry Anderson, Secretary
The Canadian Chestnut Council
888 Road 3, East Kingsville, ON N9Y 2E5
Membership fees and donations are tax deductible.

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An Endangered Species

Chestnut ManThe American chestnut (Castanea dentata) was once one of North America's most important forest trees. The wood, easily worked and durable, was used for interior trim, furniture, as well as for posts and fencing. Some split rail fences constructed early in this century are sill … Read More


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A Legend In Crisis

A Legend in Crisis is a short documentary brought to you by the Canadian Chestnut Council. This short documentary is intended to help spread the word about the history and current status of the American Chestnut in Canada. It will introduce you to the history, biology and blight affecting this species. It also includes an update on research and conservation strategies aimed at its recovery. It was produced in 2009 thanks to the generous support of the Ontario Trillium Foundation.


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Various reports on the status of restoration efforts, tree population surveys, DNA analysis, breeding and propagation programs, etc.

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