Planting season is here!!!

All along the Appalachian range, greenhouses are starting to brighten in a green glow as leaves slowly emerge. Planting season is upon us here in Pennsylvania and New Jersey!

Our calendar is getting filled with planting dates for April. Be sure to check it at:

Some dates are still being worked out, so if you are eager to get your hands in the dirt this spring and plant some chestnuts, keep an eye out for these plantings to show up on the calendar, or feel free to touch base with the contacts listed for more information. This is a great time of year to get involved!

April 12- House Rock Orchard Planting 
Location: 399 House Rock Rd, Pequea, PA 17565
39.874959, -76.362619
Contact: Tim Eck,

April 13- LCSWMA Orchard Planting 
Location: 3125-3133 River Rd, Conestoga, PA 17516
39.952444, -76.433987
Contact: Tim Eck,

April 19- Restoration Chestnut Planting
Location, Milford Experimental Forest, Milford, PA
41.353997, -74.839754
Contact: Sara Fitzsimmons, or Leila Pinchot, (203) 907-7429

April 22- Sewickley Planting
Location: Sewickly, PA
Contact: Sara Fitzsimmons,

April 23- Sachs Covered Bridge planting
Location: Gettysburg, PA
Contact: Dave Armstrong, (717) 632-8669

May 8- Great Swamp Planting
Location: Basking Ridge, NJ
Contact: Clarke Beebe, (908) 265-4019

Dates TBD
Shenango Lake Planting, Hermitage, PA, contact:
Penn State Arboretum Orchards, State College, PA, contact:
Pencoske Memorial planting, Laughlingtown, PA, contact:
DCNR – Weiser State Forest planting, Mt. Carmel, PA, contact:
AOAA strip mine planting, Shamokin, PA, contact:
Trexler Nature Preserve, Schnecksville, PA, contact:

As always, feel free to call our office if we can help point you in the right direction. 814-863-7192


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