Agenda for the upcoming Mar. 20, 2010 TACF regional and TN-TACF meetings:
Southeastern Regional Meeting:
9:30 am Welcome; Hill Craddock (UT Chattanooga), Paul Sisco (Southern Regional Meeting) and Sean Fisher (TN Chapter)
9:45 am Phytophora: The Update and The Struggle, Dr. Joe James
10 am American Chestnut in Today’s National Forests – Update, Barbara Crane
10:15 am Phylogeography of North American Chestnuts and Chinquapins, Joey Shaw
10:45 am Break (Seed distribution to Dr. Joe James - Joe needs to leave at noon)
11 am Alabama Chapter Report, Mac Phillippi
11:15 am Carolinas Chapter Report, Doug Gillis
11:30 am Georgia Chapter Report and TACF TREES data base project Report, Martin Cipollini
12 noon Lunch
12:45 pm Kentucky Chapter Report, Scott Freidhof
1 pm Tennessee Chapter Report, Sean Fisher
1:15 pm Virginia Chapter Report, Cathy Mayes
1:30 pm School Children and Mine Reclamation with American Chestnut Trees including building biodegradable seedling containers, Barry Thacker
2 pm Meeting Adjourns
2:15 pm Seed Distribution to Orchard Growers (at same room) Please bring ice cooler to safely store and transport the seed.
Hill Craddock will also bring potted one-year old nursery stock in 2-gallon containers to Holt Hall for distribution, as well. There are some TN backcrosses and some F1s.
2:30 pm TN Chapter Planning meeting
3:30 pm Meeting Adjourns – tour of greenhouse weather & time permitting.
A projector and computer will be available in the meeting room for presentations.