Join us for these events in September and October

W.Milford Autumn Festival of Lights; Photo credit:


Ocean County, NJ

2018 NJ Wild Outdoor Expo

When: Saturday and Sunday, September 8th and 9th (10 am – 5 pm)
Where: 299 East Colliers Mill Road New Egypt, NJ

The New Jersey WILD Outdoor Expo celebrates the state’s bountiful natural resources and rich outdoor heritage. The event is held from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily the weekend after Labor Day each year at the Colliers Mills Wildlife Management Area in Jackson Township, Ocean County. The Expo is free of charge and takes place rain or shine. We are still looking for a volunteer to help with the afternoon shift on Sunday. Please call Jean at (814)863-7192, if you can help.

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We won’t be gathering for a Fall Meeting in 2018. Instead, we would like to encourage you to attend one two events on Sunday, October 7th. 

Preston County, WV

11th Annual West Virginia Chestnut Festival

When: Sunday, October 7th  (10:00 a.m. to 7:30 p.m.)
Where: Rowelsburg, WV

Join us for this West Virginia Chapter event to get to know our chestnut neighbors in the South and celebrate the American chestnut. We hope to see you there! Follow this link to learn more.

Warren County, NJ

2018 Walk in Penn’s Woods – American chestnut hunt!

When: Sunday, October 7th  (10:15 a.m. to ~3:00 p.m.)
WhereVisitors Center of the Merrill Creek Reservoir

Join us for this American chestnut hunt in New Jersey. We hope to see you there! Follow this link to learn more.

Passaic County, NJ

West Milford Autumn Lights Festival

When: Saturday, October 13th  (10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.)

Where: West Milford, NJ

This is a fun family event. Stop by and say hello to our volunteers to learn more about the American chestnut and our restoration mission. Follow this link to learn more.

Huntsville, Alabama

TACF’s 35th Anniversary Celebration and Annual Meeting

When: Friday and Saturday, October 26-27 

Where: Huntsville, Alabama

This event is organized by the National organization.  Follow this link to learn more.