Walnut Council Foundation

Current projects

Land and Tree Gifts

The Foundation accepts gifts of land and trees for landowners who would like to see continued management of their walnut plantations or woods through to maturity. Please call the Foundation office to discuss this opportunity to have your woods professionally managed for the long term.

Questions and Answers about Land and Tree Gifts

Walnut Council Foundation Research Grants Program

The Walnut Council Foundation offers research grants to individuals or institutions doing research on eastern black walnut (Juglans nigra), butternut (J. cinerea), and associated high value hardwoods. Grant applications are due by July 1 of each calendar year.

Research Grant Program Guidelines and application form

List of Current Grants Program Projects:

Annual Meeting Support

The Foundation provides financial support for the technical presentations at the Walnut Council annual meeting. These presentations provide landowners and scientists with the latest research and techniques to grow Black walnut and other fine hardwood trees.

Annual Meeting

July 29- August 1, 2018
Dubuque, Iowa (with tours in WI)
Chairs: Manfred Mielke and Cindy Heisdorffer

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