New In Fall 2018:

Mark Your Calendars!


W.V. Chestnut Festival  
Sunday, October 7, 2018
11:30 am – 7:30 pm

Enjoy a taste of the American Chestnut Culture in West Virginia. The PA/NJ Chapter is encouraging members to attend the West Virginia Chestnut Festival. This is a fun event and a great opportunity to build some bridges with a neighboring chapter. We are all in this together! Save the dates and look for more details to come.

penn state tailgateWisconsin vs. Penn State Tailgate:
Saturday, November 10, 2018
2 hours before kick-off (TBD)

Join us for our first Annual Chestnut Tailgate. We will be sharing the story of the American chestnut in the thick of lion country surrounding Beaver Stadium. Staff and volunteers will be demonstrating chestnut shucking and roasting techniques, along with information about our restoration work. If you are a Penn State alumni and would like to help with this outreach event please email Jean Najjar at