American chestnuts in the Great Smokey Mountains of North Carolina in 1910.

The chestnut resurrection.will start in my backyard when I plant the hybrid chestnut seedling my daughter brought for me!

A healthy American chestnut tree in Jackson County, Tennessee. Credit: The American Chestnut Foundation

A healthy American chestnut tree in Jackson County, Tennessee. Credit: The American Chestnut Foundation ~ Got to find out more on this chestnut tree.

American Chestnuts, 1910, North Carolina. A blight has all but made the American Chestnut extinct. Researches are working hard to try to breed a blight-immune American Chestnut so that we can bring back these beautiful trees.

A blight has all but made the American Chestnut extinct. Researches are working hard to try to breed a blight-immune American Chestnut so that we can bring back these beautiful trees.

Restoring the American Chestnut | Community | perrytribune.com

Restoring the American Chestnut | Community | perrytribune.com

This is "How a Single Gene May Help Save the American Chestnut – William A. Powell, Professor, SUNY College of Environmenta" by The National Academies…

This is "How a Single Gene May Help Save the American Chestnut – William A. Powell, Professor, SUNY College of Environmenta" by The National Academies…

New York Chapter | The American Chestnut Foundation - searching for American Chestnut mother trees

New York Chapter | The American Chestnut Foundation - searching for American Chestnut mother trees

The American Chestnut Foundation’s YouTube channel

The American Chestnut Foundation’s YouTube channel

American Chestnut in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park in Western North Carolina. A rapidly growing, deciduous hardwood tree, the Chestnut reached up to 100-150 feet tall and 10 feet in diameter.

American Chestnut in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park in Western North Carolina. A rapidly growing, deciduous hardwood tree, the Chestnut reached up to feet tall and 10 feet in diameter.

There used to be 4 billion American chestnut trees, but they all disappeared

There used to be 4 billion American chestnut trees, but they all disappeared - The American chestnut grew quicker and larger than other varieties.

Castanea Dentata-American Chestnut

Castanea Dentata-American Chestnut

Allison Oakes | SUNY: College of Environmental Science and Forestry - Academia.edu; American Chestnut research

Allison Oakes | SUNY: College of Environmental Science and Forestry - Academia.edu; American Chestnut research

Reviving the American Chestnut

Reviving the American Chestnut

American Chestnut Tree Information: How To Grow American Chestnut Trees -  Chestnuts are rewarding trees to grow. With beautiful foliage, tall, strong structures, and often heavy and nutritious nut yields, they’re a great choice if you’re looking to grow trees. Learn how to grow them in this article.

Caring For American Chestnut Tree: Planting American Chestnut Trees In Landscapes

Chestnuts are rewarding trees to grow. With beautiful foliage, tall, strong structures, and often heavy and nutritious nut yields, they’re a great choice if you’re looking to grow trees. Learn how to grow them in this article.

A New Generation of American Chestnut Trees May Redefine America's Forests -  Before an exotic fungus nearly wiped them out in the late 1800s, abundant chestnut trees shaped the forest ecosystem, providing food and shelter for numerous other species. In coming decades Chestnut trees engineered to battle the fungus could restore these lost relationships.

A New Generation of American Chestnut Trees May Redefine America's Forests - Scientific American

American chestnut video

American chestnut video

Hard to miss an American Chestnut

Hard to miss an American Chestnut

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