Lower Susquehanna American Chestnut Restoration Events

Saturday, May 2nhouse rock orchardd we will plant BC1 chestnuts at the House Rock preserve a mile south of Pequea, PA.
We will plant from 9AM until 3 PM or until finished.
Directions:  Go past the end of House Rock Rd. & park in the field. Using a GPS, 400 House Rock Rd., Pequea, PA will get you close to the end of the road.  Continue to the kiosk.  The orchard is inside the deer fence on the right.
 
LCSWMA orchSunday, May 3rd we will plant American chestnuts at the LCSWMA orchard near the intersection of Indian Marker Rd and River Rd. (Conestoga).
We will plant from 9AM until 3 PM or until finished.
Directions:  Traveling south on River Rd., as you pass Indian Marker Rd., bear right onto Chestnut Grove Rd and park ahead on the right.  The orchard is inside the deer fence up the hill.

house rock orchardSaturday June 6th we will be inoculating many of the backcross American chestnuts at the House Rock preserve with the blight.
We will inoculate from 9AM until 3 PM or until finished.
Directions:  Go past the end of House Rock Rd. & park in the field. Using a GPS, 400 House Rock Rd., Pequea, PA will get you close to the end of the road.  Continue to the kiosk.  The orchard is inside the deer fence on the right.

Volunteers are being asked to bring along:  Tools: gloves, hoes, cultivators, plastic dish pans.

Tim will be providing lunch and refreshments for the Chestnut volunteer events!

Please contact Tim Eck with any questions or for further details.
His home number is 717-684-2078 and his cell number is 717-517-6302.

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