The Walking Sawyer: Connecting Hikers with Vermont’s Working Forests

Walks in the Woods Archives - Vermont Woodlands Association

American Chestnut Trees

In the spring 2016, the five members of the Fairlee Town Forest Board, along with the town’s consulting forester, Markus Bradley of Redstart Forestry, and Dr. Kerry Browne and Rachel Sanders, science instructors at Rivendell Academy in Orford, NH, acquired 21 potentially resistant American chestnut hybrid seedlings (B3F3). They were provided by Yurij Bihun, President