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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 - 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.

The American Chestnut Foundation - Restoring the American chestnut tree

The American Chestnut Foundation - Restoring the American chestnut tree

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

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

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 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

Did you know 90% of chestnuts bought in this country are imported? Over 100 years ago a blight nearly wiped out all the American chestnuts. Learn more in the video: One of the Largest Remaining American Chestnut Trees in North America

Did you know 90% of chestnuts bought in this country are imported? Over 100 years ago a blight nearly wiped out all the American chestnuts. Learn more in the video: One of the Largest Remaining American Chestnut Trees in North America

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