2017 Chestnut Restoration Tour

Selection: CHESTNUT RESTORATION TOUR-10/7/2017



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Chestnut Restoration Tour

Registration end Monday, Sept. 25th

SATURDAY, OCTOBER 7th - LIMITED SEATING AVAILABLE

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INDIVIDUAL TICKET PRICE:  $50.00/per person.

DEPARTURE:  8:15 AM from the Doubletree Hotel Lobby.

HOW TO REGISTER:

  • Registration includes a boxed lunch.
  • Please enter the TOTAL number of tickets you would like to order for the tour in the "Attend" box.
  • Write the names of the individuals attending in the blank box. 
  • In parentheses, please indicate whether a member of your party requires a vegetarian or gluten-free lunch box.  EXAMPLE:  Jules Smith (vegetarian)
  • Upon check-out, please DO NOT create an account.

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TOUR SCHEDULE:

8:15 am - Buses depart Double Tree Hotel in South Portland

9:30 am - Buses arrive at Hampton Inn, Augusta; Hampton Inn in Augusta will serve as a 2nd pick-up location for individuals traveling from up north

9:30 am - Registration, Coffee, Welcome and Introductions (Hotel parking lot)

9:45 am - Travel

10:45am - Vienna, Maine Woodland Owners Ladd Forest: Chestnut Silviculture, Cold Tolerance & Disease Resistance (Dr. Brian Roth: METACF Science Chair); Click here for additional information about the Ladd Forest.

11:45 am - Travel  

1:00 pm - Winthrop, Maine Woodland Owners Wiesendanger Wildlife Protection Area: Seed orchard & Breeding for Disease Resistance (Dr. Jared Westbrook: TACF Geneticist); Click here for information about the Georgia Fuller Wiesendanger Wildlife Protection Area. 

2:00 pm - Travel

2:15 pm - Readfield, Factory Square: Large Surviving American chestnut tree & Germplasm Conservation (Dr. Thomas Klak: Professor UNE); Click here to read the history of Readfield.

2:45 pm - Travel

3:00 pm - Bus departs Hampton Inn Augusta

4:00 pm - Bus Arrives at DoubleTree Hotel in South Portland   

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