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Lesson Plans

By:  A.J. Hendershott

Grade Level: 5-11

​Objective: Understand the decline of chestnuts in North America and what can be done to save them

Supplementary Document to Use With This Lesson: Look-A-Likes Identification Chart

Grade Level: 6-12

Objective: Learn how to identify Ozark chinquapin and distinguish the tree from “look-a-likes”

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OCF Breeding Program; utilizing natural genetic resistance to save the Ozark chinquapin tree

Ozark Chinquapin Value To Wildlife; photos & videos

Range Map


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