SUNY-ESF: The American Chestnut Research and Restoration Project

SUNY-ESF: The American Chestnut Research and Restoration Project

Located eight miles north of the Dickinson campus, the Florence Jones Reineman Wildlife Sanctuary is a little-known but valuable resource for Dickinson’s sustainability curriculum. Due to a clause in Reineman’s daughter’s will that allows Dickinson students access to the sanctuary for educational purposes, many classes take trips to this 3,400 acre field laboratory to perform...

Located eight miles north of the Dickinson campus, the Florence Jones Reineman Wildlife Sanctuary is a little-known but valuable resource for Dickinson’s sustainability curriculum. Due to a clause in Reineman’s daughter’s will that allows Dickinson students access to the sanctuary for educational purposes, many classes take trips to this 3,400 acre field laboratory to perform...

Saving the American Chestnut Tree | The American Chestnut Foundation

Saving the American Chestnut Tree | The American Chestnut Foundation

Barn wood american chestnut barn beam by TLocust20 on Etsy

Barn wood, american chestnut, barn beam

Barn wood american chestnut barn beam by TLocust20 on Etsy

Winter twigs and buds - ash, alder, beech, horse chestnut, rowan, hazel, holly, dog rose, hawthorn, sycamore, blackthorn, field maple, birch, elder, oak, lime, lilac, larch, elm

Winter twigs and buds - ash, alder, beech, horse chestnut, rowan, hazel, holly, dog rose, hawthorn, sycamore, blackthorn, field maple, birch, elder, oak, lime, lilac, larch, elm

Reclaimed Mantel, American Chestnut, 5 1/2 inches thick, 8 inches deep, 66 inches long, 003

Reclaimed Mantel, American Chestnut, 5 1/2 inches thick, 8 inches deep, 66 inches long, 003

American Chestnut,Mantel

Working with the American Chestnut Foundation, students help with controlled pollination to produce a blight-resistant chestnut strain at the Reineman Sanctuary plantation. Before blight struck in the early 1900s, chestnut was the dominant forest tree species through much of Pennsylvania, and its loss has affected the entire forest ecosystem.

Working with the American Chestnut Foundation, students help with controlled pollination to produce a blight-resistant chestnut strain at the Reineman Sanctuary plantation. Before blight struck in the early 1900s, chestnut was the dominant forest tree species through much of Pennsylvania, and its loss has affected the entire forest ecosystem.

A personal favorite from my Etsy shop https://www.etsy.com/listing/527843511/reclaimed-wormy-american-chestnut-wood

Reclaimed wormy American chestnut wood shelf pair

A personal favorite from my Etsy shop https://www.etsy.com/listing/527843511/reclaimed-wormy-american-chestnut-wood

Making an American Chestnut Wood Tool Chest / Rockler How-to

Making an American Chestnut Wood Tool Chest

Making an American Chestnut Wood Tool Chest / Rockler How-to

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