Here's another source of information:
the American Chestnut Cooperators' Foundation
Got this information from the USDA Forest Products Lab here in Madison.
For information on preservation of chestnut trees, try the American
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>Date: Wed, 16 Dec 1998 10:03:57 -0500
>Subject: Re: Chestnut Trees
>Try the American Chestnut Foundation
>There may be others, but that is the main one, working on
>attempts to find/create a blight-resistant variety.
>It's primarily interested in the East, since the only chestnut
>with problems is the American chestnut, and it's only naturally
>occurring poopulations are in the East. There are populations out
>west that were taken by pioneers, so the trees aren't in any
>danger of extinction, and since they sucker almost indefinitely,
>even in the east there are still a lot around; they just can't
>reproduce sexually because the suck trees don't live long enough.
>And so far, the western populations haven't gotten blight. 2000
>miles is too great a distance for the blight to cross.
>Anyway, check that site for more info.
>See you later. Have a good day.
>> Here's a question about chestnut trees that came across the
>> network. Have you heard of any organizations set up to
>> See you!
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>> >Does anyone know of a foundation devoted to the preserveation
>> >propagation of chestnut trees, particularly in the Eastern
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