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The Canadian Chestnut Council

26th Annual General Meeting

Saturday, October 18, 2014
Living Lab, Tim Horton Children’s Foundation Onondaga Farms

Glen Morris Road East, St. George, Ontario (Hwy. 24 south of Cambridge and Glen Morris Road East and follow signs to camp)

Gather and register: 11:00 a.m.
Welcome & Introductions: 12:00 noon

Speakers – Draws – Refreshments – Nursery Tour - Free


Don’t forget to renew your 2014 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.

Click here to download the Membership Form as a PDF...

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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