Help Harvest Chestnuts at PSU!

Jay Brenneman shucking burs.

It’s harvest time! Join us at our PSU orchard to collect and open burs to remove the chestnuts for planting and distribution next spring.

What: Collecting & opening burs to remove chestnuts.

Where: Arboretum Chestnut Orchard at Penn State, On Rocky Top Road, University Park. Contact Hoy for details.

When:
Friday, September 30th
Monday, October 3rd
9:00 am—4:00 pm each day — Spend a few hours or bring a chair and stay all day!

We will provide gloves, water, snacks, and a few chairs. Bring a camp chair if you like. For questions or to volunteer please contact Stephen Hoy: sdh177@psu.edu | (814) 424-0022.