American Chestnut Pollination WorkshopCampus Calendar
Friday, June 29, 2018 - Saturday, June 30, 2018
12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Location: Gateway Building and Lafayette Road Experiment Station (452 Lafayette Road, Syracuse, NY 13205)
Event Description: With the anticipation of being able to hand pollinate "mother" trees with blight resistant pollen in the near future, SUNY-ESF's American Chestnut Research and Restoration Program is offering a Pollination Workshop in Syracuse on Friday, June 29th and Saturday, June 30th.
Register online: http://www.cvent.com/d/lgqqjh/4W before June 22.
The cost of the workshop will be $100 per person and starts with lunch on Friday at 12 noon, then Pollination theory. Saturday starts with breakfast at 9AM then field application of pollination techniques. Lunch at 12 noon and then grafting techniques.
Overnight accommodations in the dormitory will be available for $65 for a single for anyone wishing to stay on campus.
This looks like a great opportunity to learn a valuable skill and meet everyone working on the American Chestnut Research and Restoration Project. https://www.esf.edu/chestnut/background.htm
Tuesday, June 19, 2018
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