Saving American Chestnut Trees

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

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

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