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Now Streaming

CLEAR DAY THUNDER: Rescuing the American Chestnut is now available for public viewing! For just $10, you will receive unlimited views, the ability to download, and watch on multiple devices. 


All proceeds support the film's production costs and The American Chestnut Foundation’s mission to return the iconic American chestnut to its native range. 

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If you're motivated to contribute further, you can directly support the film's expenses here. This remarkable documentary was created over six years, documenting numerous hours of footage across several states. Join us in sharing this American story, with hope for future generations to relish the restored magnificence of this tree in its original glory.

This is the story of a tree. 


A mighty wonder that graced the forests of Appalachia and sustained all forms of life. Embraced us, from cradle to grave.


At the turn of the 20th century, a deadly blight accidentally imported into the U.S. from Asia devastated the American Chestnut. Within a span of only two generations, the tree was nearly extinct.


This is the story of people.


The new documentary film CLEAR DAY THUNDER: RESCUING THE AMERICAN CHESTNUT tells the story of passionate citizen scientists and researchers working to restore this ecologically and economically important species, during this pivotal moment.


This is the story of promise.


The tree that forged a connection with humankind has been embraced in turn by humans who, invigorated by hope, are working tirelessly to revive this magnificent tree -- so that it can once again help shape the future.

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