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Can Genetic Engineering Help Restore the American Chestnut?

April 20 @ 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm EDT

The return of the American chestnut to its former niche in the Appalachian hardwood forest ecosystem is a major restoration project that requires a multi-faceted effort. Join the Maine Chapter of the American Chestnut Foundation at the Penobscot County Conservation Association Clubhouse in Brewer, ME for Dinner and Lecture by Dr. Allison Oaks, Postdoctoral Research Associate in the Department of Environmental and Forest Biology at SUNY, College of Environmental Science and Forestry.

 Dr. Oaks will talk about a Transgenic American chestnut research program at ESF to develop blight-resistant American chestnut trees

Dinner at 5:30 pm with Lecture at 6:30 pm . Suggested donation $20 at the door. Limited to 200 so please register early to guarantee a spot.

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