Kenneth James will give a talk about efforts to bring back the American chestnut tree at the Stephentown Historical Society meeting at 7:30 p.m. Monday, March 3.

The meeting will be held at the Stephentown Heritage Center on Garfield Road, County Route 26.

James is one of many searching for a disease-resistant strain of American chestnut. He will tell about his quest as well as some history of this tree.

The program is free and open to the public. The building is handicapped accessible. Directions or information: (518) 733-0010.