SAVING THE ALMOST LOST AMERICAN CHESTNUT TREE…

By Bob Quarteroni “At one time, chestnut was the most abundant large tree in the East, making up almost 25 percent of all hardwoods….By the 1950s, the chestnut had been virtually wiped out across the species range in what some ecologist termed ‘the greatest botanical disaster in history.’”—Charles Fergus, Trees of Pennsylvania An estimated three […]

via Fighting to restore the majestic American chestnut, one seedling at a time — Bob Q’s Daily Nature Moment

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