”Considering the American Chestnut Tree” – TPR’s In Focus – Nov. 7, 2023

Independent scholar Donald Davis talks with Carolyn Hutcheson of In Focus about the efforts to bring back the American Chestnut tree, which was decimated in the first half of the 20th century by a fungus introduced from Europe.  In the second of his two-part interview, Davis discusses the options.  His landmark book is “The American Chestnut, An Environmental History.”