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Restoring the American Chestnut

Annual Meeting of the American Chestnut Foundation, New York State Chapter

Meetings of the New York State Chapter of The American Chestnut Foundation

Fall Meeting 2022 October 8
ESF's Gateway Center
1 Forestry Dr
Syracuse, NY


Please register by October 4, 2022


Friday (10/7)

Time Location
6:00 pm Dinner - On your own
Meet in lobby to discuss dining options
7:30 pm Harvest Exchange (Hotel?)

Saturday (10/8) Meeting: ESF Gateway Center

Time Location
8:00 am Registration/Coffee, Tea, Donuts/Silent Auction
9:00 am Welcome & President's Report by Allen Nichols
9:15 am District Director's Reports
9:45 am Science Reports - ESF Staff & Students
10:30 am Coffee and Roasted Chestnut Break
11:00 am Science Reports (cont.) - ESF Staff & Students
12:00 pm Lunch
Business Meeting (Required for Board Members, Optional for Meeting Attendees)
1:00 pm President's Report by Allen Nichols, President
1:10 pm Annual Meeting Minutes by John Neumann, Secretary
1:20 pm Treasurer's Report by Fran Nichols
1:25 pm Election of Officers and Directors by John Neumann, Nominating Committee Chair
1:30 pm Open Discussions, Q&A, and Proposals
1:45 pm Announce Winners to Silent Auction/50:50
2:00 pm Tour - ESF Lafayette Road Experiment Station
4:00 pm Afternoon session closes
6:00 pm Dinner (TBA) - Please bring money for dinner

Refund/Cancellation Policies

All refund requests received by October 1, 2022 will be honored, minus a $7 administrative fee. Requests must be made by email to Katherina Searing at kbsearing@esf.edu. Cancellations will not be accepted by phone; substitutions are allowed at any time.


Room reservations need to be made by Monday, September 26.

Hotel Rooms are available from Oct 7 - Oct 9 at:

Collegian Hotel and Suites
1060 E. Genesee St
Syracuse, NY 13210
Booking Link

Past Meetings

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The American Chestnut Foundation NYS Chapter Annual Meeting is hosted by theESF Open Academy

The ESF Open Academy is an academic unit that encompasses the College's online education programs, summer semester, professional and public education, and visiting student support. 

  • Learn more about the ESF Open Academy
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