Imagine a tree that served the people of eastern North America for centuries, a tree that made up a quarter of the hardwood population from Maine to Mississippi. Imagine a tree that provided food that was virtually fat free, high in good proteins, cholesterol free and nutritionally similar to brown rice; a nut that was the single most important food source for a wide variety of wildlife from bears to birds. Imagine a wood that was highly rot-resistant and straight-grained, good for homes and furniture that was strong like oak but grew quickly, like pine. Imagine a tree that served our forefathers from cradle to grave.

 

Donate

Pin Oak Group believes in and Supports the American Chestnut Foundation They are working to restore the American chestnut tree to our eastern woodlands to benefit our environment, our wildlife, and our society

Make a Donation →

Spread the Word

Tell your friends and family about these threatened places. There's no better way to make an impact than to become an active advocate yourself. Join now and make an impact!

Join the Foundation →