Thursday, September 19, 2013

Chestnut - The Tree That Built Young America

NEW PHILADELPHIA, OHIO – Joseph Reardon will present a program titled "Chestnut - The Tree That Built Young America" at the October 2 meeting of the East Central Ohio Forestry Association (ECOFA).  The 8 PM program will discuss the wide variety of uses of the American chestnut - from tanning leather to telegraph poles and the hopes for restoration from a devastating blight.

ECOFA is an organization of persons interested in improving their woodlands and in forestry-related topics. The public is cordially invited to attend the free meetings which are held monthly at McDonald-Marlite Lewis Conference Center, 143 McDonald Drive NW in New Philadelphia.

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