LAUREL HILL ASSOCIATION ANNUAL MEETING
|WEDNESDAY - JANUARY 31, 2018|
Stockbridge, 7 p.m.
Lois and Denis Melican of The American Chestnut Foundation for Massachusetts and Rhode Island will be the guest speakers at the Laurel Hill Association’s annual meeting in the Stockbridge Library’s Bement Room. They will give an update on the American Chestnut Foundation's Chestnut Breeding Program, which is developing blight-resistant American chestnut trees with the goal of restoring the tree to its native forests along the eastern United States. The Laurel Hill Association’s Chestnut Preserve, on Route 7, half mile south of the Red Lion Inn, is one of the program’s breeding sites. The meeting will open with the association’s business meeting; the guest presentation will begin at 7:30. The meeting is free.