Saving American Chestnut Trees

American chestnut trees might avoid extinction thanks to one man's single-handed, whole-hearted effort to preserve them.



071 american chestnut trees - edgar huffman
Edgar Huffman studies a branch from one of the American chestnut trees he is trying to save.
PHOTO: JACK REEDER
071 american chestnut trees - protective bike rim
A bike rim fends off squirrels; the nut-loving critters think it's a trap and stay away.
JACK REEDER
071 american chestnut trees - sappling
A sapling needs a good start.
JACK REEDER
071 american chestnut trees - patched area
This tree has had some of Huffman's blight patch applied to the trunk.
JACK REEDER

















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