April 27, 2019
  • 2019 Lancaster Native Plant and Wildlife Festival

    Starts: April 27, 2019 - 9:00 am
    Ends: April 27, 2019 - 4:00 pm

    Location: Manheim Township Public Library, 595 Granite Run Dr, Lancaster, PA 17601, USA


    The PA Chapter will have a table at the 2019 Lancaster Native Plant and Wildlife Festival to share the story of the American chestnut. 

    To learn more about this fun event visit their website:

    We are seeking 2 volunteers to help represent us at this event. If you are willing to help represent us please email Jean at

May 4, 2019
  • Central PA Native Plant Festival and Sale

    Starts: May 4, 2019 - 10:00 am
    Ends: May 4, 2019 - 2:00 pm

    Location: Columbus Chapel and Boal Mansion Museum, 163 Boal Estate Dr, Boalsburg, PA 16827, USA


    Celebrate the arrival of spring, the return of wildflowers, and the beginning of another gardening season at the Central Pa Native Plant Festival and Sale. Come on out for a hike, a picnic…and enjoy one of the educational walks on native plant gardening. In addition to expert speakers, we’ll have native plants for sale; local seasonal prepared foods; and educational resource tables where you can have native plant and gardening questions answered. Admission is free but please come prepared to support our vendors through purchases of plants and/or food.

    Learn more here! 

    We are seeking one or two volunteers to represent us at this event in May. If you are interested please email Jean at

June 9, 2019
  • Burlington County Earth Fair

    Starts: June 9, 2019 - 10:00 am
    Ends: June 9, 2019 - 4:00 pm

    Location: Historic Smithville Park, 803 Smithville Rd, Eastampton Township, NJ 08060, USA


    We would like to return to this event in 2019. We are seeking volunteers to help represent TACF. If you can help please email Jean at 

    Burlington County's Annual Earth Fair returns each year to Historic Smithville Park featuring vendors, entertainment for all ages, and kids’ activities with an environmental twist. This family event focuses on ways to protect and enjoy our environment. Children's activities will include trash sculpting, paper making, storytelling, environmental vaudeville, face painting…and more. Be sure to check out the art exhibits in the Worker’s House & Gallery and the Smithville Mansion Annex Gallery. There will be “Green” vendors, artists, crafters, activity providers and performers that have an earth-friendly theme.

June 20, 2019
  • SSA Volunteer Days Penn State Shade House

    Starts: June 20, 2019 - 12:00 am
    Ends: June 21, 2019 - 11:59 pm

August 3, 2019
  • Festival of Wood - Grey Towers

    Starts: August 3, 2019 - 10:00 am
    Ends: August 4, 2019 - 5:00 pm

    Location: Grey Towers Heritage Association, Milford, PA 18337, USA


    Help represent our Chapter at this two-day family event focused on environmental education at historic Grey Towers -- the summer retreat of Gifford Pinchot, two-time Governor and the first Chief of the US Forest Service.

    Volunteer for a couple of hours to share your knowledge and interest in the American chestnut. Our display provides a helpful visual aid for sharing the whole story including its: life, death, and birth. We will also provide volunteers with educational handouts, membership information and pencils, and stickers for the kids.?

    Date: August 3 (10 am - 5 pm) August 4 (10 am - 4 pm)
    Location: Grey Towers Heritage Association
    Milford, PA 18337
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    Sign up to volunteer!

    For more information about the event:

August 13, 2019
  • Penn State Ag Progress Days

    Starts: August 13, 2019 - 9:00 am
    Ends: August 15, 2019 - 5:00 pm

    Location: Russell E. Larson Agricultural Research Center, 2710 W Pine Grove Rd, Pennsylvania Furnace, PA


    This large outdoor agricultural exposition is held each year at the Russell E. Larson Agricultural Research Center in Pennsylvania Furnace -- just nine miles Southwest of State College PA. Learn more about Penn State Ag Progress Days here.

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    Ag Progress runs for 3 days: 
    Tuesday 9:00 am–5:00 pm 
    Wednesday 9:00 am–8:00 pm 
    Thursday 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

    Sign up to volunteer here!
    Or email Jean at to learn more about this opportunity.

September 7, 2019
  • New Jersey WILD Outdoor Expo

    Starts: September 7, 2019 - 10:00 am
    Ends: September 8, 2019 - 5:00 pm

    Location: New Jersey Wild Outdoor Expo, 299 E Colliers Mill Rd, New Egypt, NJ 08533, USA


    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. Admission is free as are most activities. Some activities are available for a minimum charge. The event takes place rain or shine. 

    For more information follow this link.

    We are seeking volunteers to help represent us at this 2-day event in September. 
    Sign here to volunteer!

October 18, 2019
  • TACF Annual Meeting

    Starts: October 18, 2019 - 12:00 am
    Ends: October 19, 2019 - 11:59 pm

    Location: Gettysburg, PA 17325, USA


    More information coming soon.

October 20, 2019
  • Chestnut Grower Certification Workshop

    Starts: October 20, 2019 - 9:00 am
    Ends: October 20, 2019 - 1:00 pm

    Location: Gettysburg, PA 17325, USA

October 25, 2019
  • ScienceWriters2019: Penn State University, October 25-29

    Starts: October 25, 2019 - 12:00 am
    Ends: October 29, 2019 - 11:59 pm