Efforts to restore the American Chestnut tree!


Restoring the American Chestnut Operation Springboard

8th Annual Arbor Day Planting Event where students from Clairfield & White Oak Schools made history by planting blight-resistant American chestnut hybrids on mine site reclaimed by Kopper Glo Mining, LLC Successful tree planting on top of mountain in Claiborne Co, TN on re-mined land prepared by the Forestry Reclamation Approach 19 April 2016 !!!

7th Annual Arbor Day Tree Planting Event Hosted by DRC Coal Company LLC
with Clairfield & White Oak School students
Successful tree planting on top of mountain in Campbell Co, TN on re-mined land prepared by the Forestry Reclamation Approach 21 April 2015 !!!

 

6th Annual Arbor Day Planting Event Hosted by Kopper Glo Mining LLC
with Clairfield & White Oak School students
17 April 2014 !!!

SEE RESULTS of our Annual Arbor Day Tree Planting Event with Lake City (Coal Creek - Anderson County) Middle School and Wynn-Habersham School (Campbell County) Students on a coal mining site.    26  April 2013


4th Annual Indoor American Chestnut Nurseries in Appalachian Schools
February 2012


Lake City Middle School Mining History & Ecology Field Trip -- 11 May 2011

3rd Annual Arbor Day tree planting event hosted by Kopper Glo Fuel, Inc.
Tackett Creek Surface Mine #2, Claiborne County, Tennessee - 26 April 2011

Elk Valley Elementary School students plant American Chestnuts to
celebrate Arbor Day on Zeb Mountain, Elk Valley, Tennessee

3rd Annual Indoor American Chestnut Nurseries in Appalachian Schools
February 2011
2nd Annual Indoor American Chestnut
Nurseries in Appalachian Schools
February 2010

Indoor American Chestnut Nursery at Elk Valley School and Lake City Middle School
Engineering a Better Chestnut Pot 12 January 2009
Chestnuts may grow on trees, but coal does not:

Field trip by Coal Creek and Elk Valley students to National Coal Corporation’s
Zeb Mountain surface mine
Arbor Day 2009 -- 1200 trees planted!!
Saturday, 4 April 2009
Trout, American Chestnuts, and Coal Creek Mining History:

9th Annual History/Ecology Field Trip for Briceville School
15 May 2009
2nd Annual Arbor Day Tree Planting Event to Restore the American Chestnut
Field Trip by Coal Creek and Elk Valley students to a Reclaimed Surface Mine on Cross Mountain -- 12 April 2010

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