ACF

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ACFAdministration for Children and Families (US Department of Health & Human Services)
ACFArmy Cadet Force (UK military)
ACFAmerican Culinary Federation
ACFAustralian Conservation Foundation
ACFAnti-Corrosion Formula (aviation product)
ACFAdvanced Coma Free (optics)
ACFAssistant Conservator of Forests (Indian Forest Service)
ACFAustralian Childhood Foundation
ACFAustralian Comforts Fund (est. 1916)
ACFAviation Club de France (French: Aviation Club of France)
ACFAverage Cost of Funds
ACFAutocorrelation Function
ACFAdobe Custom Filter
ACFApplication Copy Failover
ACFAgent Character File
ACFAuthentication Connection Forum
ACFAutomobile Club Francais
ACFAssociation Control Function
ACFAdvanced Chipset Feature
ACFAutomation Configuration File
ACFAcceptance Filter
ACFAdmission Control Function
ACFAdvanced Communications Function
ACFAdmission Confirmation
ACFAmerican Checker Federation
ACFAcademic Clinical Fellowship (medical training: UK)
ACFAugsburger Computer Forum (Germany)
ACFAnimal Care Foundation (various locations)
ACFAfrican Conservation Foundation
ACFAmerican Chestnut Foundation
ACFAnisotropic Conductive Film
ACFAppeal of Conscience Foundation (New York, NY)
ACFAudio Ciné Films (Canada)
ACFAir Cargo Forum (trade show)
ACFAlabama Coastal Foundation
ACFAlameda County Fire Department (California)
ACFAssociation of Charitable Foundations (UK)
ACFAlgebraically Closed Field (mathematics)
ACFArmy College Fund (recruiting/retention education incentive)
ACFAutomobile Club de France
ACFAmerican Composers Forum
ACFArts Center Foundation (various locations)
ACFAssociation of Consulting Foresters
ACFAmbulatory Care Facility
ACFAlliance for Children and Families (merger of FSA and NAHSC)
ACFAfrican Clawed Frog
ACFAir Combat Fighter
ACFAdmission Confirmation (signaling message)
ACFAccess Control Facility
ACFAlaska Conservation Foundation
ACFAntecubital Fossa (elbow anatomy)
ACFAustralian Chess Federation
ACFAustralian Charities Fund
ACFApplication Compatibility Factory (Microsoft)
ACFAccess Control Field
ACFAdult Corrections Facility (Minnesota)
ACFAdvanced Communication Function
ACFAnterior Cervical Fusion
ACFActivated Carbon Filter
ACFAdams County Fairgrounds (various locations)
ACFAccess Configuration File (computing)
ACFAction Contre la Faim Action (French NGO)
ACFAnarchist Communist Federation
ACFAshford Christian Fellowship (Ashford, England, UK)
ACFAcute Care Facility
ACFAmerican Canine Foundation
ACFAsian Christian Fellowship
ACFAdvanced Common Flightdeck (Boeing cockpit design)
ACFAssociation de la Cause Freudienne (French: Freudian Cause Association)
ACFAsymmetric Crying Facies
ACFArcata Community Forest (municipal trail; Arcata, CA)
ACFAgent Character File (Microsoft Office file extension)
ACFAttribute Configuration File
ACFAustralian Cat Federation (Inc) (Port Adelaide, South Australia)
ACFApplication Configuration File
ACFActual Cubic Feet
ACFAlternative Care Facility
ACFAnti-coalition Forces
ACFApalachicola–Chattahoochee–Flint River Basin Compact
ACFArea Control Facility
ACFArts Crafts Festivals
ACFArts County Fair (University of British Columbia)
ACFAsociación Cristiana Femenina (Christian Womens' Association, Guatemala)
ACFAmerican Cinema Foundation
ACFAdvanced Communication Facility
ACFAfrica Conservation Fund
ACFApple Communications Framework
ACFAngular Correlation Function
ACFAsian Cricket Foundation
ACFAgricultural Christian Fellowship
ACFAmerican Communications Foundation
ACFAir Contingency Force
ACFAir Conditioning Flush (repair system)
ACFAcquisition Career Field
ACFAircraft File
ACFAntenna Calibration Facility (Air Force Space Command)
ACFAuthentication Control Function
ACFAccess Coordination Function
ACFAdvanced Communications Facility
ACFAccess Coordination Fee
ACFAdult Christian Formation
ACFAspen Community Foundation (Aspen, CO)
ACFAnalysis, Correlation, and Fusion (Air Space Ops Ctr)
ACFAcceptance Check Flight
ACFAdiabatic Connection Formula (Theory)
ACFActive Contract File
ACFAcid Concentrator Feed
ACFAccount Code Feature (Sprint)
ACFAcoustafoil
ACFAccomplishment Confidence Factor
ACFAéromodel Club Forézien (French: Model Aircraft Club Forézien)
ACFAlternate Command Facility
ACFAutomatic Control Feature
ACFArmy Club Fund
ACFArea Confinement Facility
ACFAmerican Crossword Federation
ACFAccountability Computer Function
ACFAdvanced Command Formatter
ACFAccess Control Factor
ACFAdministrative Control Facility (Orion Series VI)
ACFAmorphous Carbon Fluoride
ACFActivated Coke Fire
ACFAirline Consumer Forum
ACFAnticoagulant Factor
ACFAirlift Clearance File
ACFAdvanced Communications Feature
ACFAgent Communications Facility
ACFAx Club de France (French automobile club)
ACFAll Chiru Fans
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Burnham, along with a group of dedicated scientists--including Nobel Prize winning biologist Norman Borlaug--founded The American Chestnut Foundation (TACF), with the mission: "To restore the American chestnut tree to our eastern woodlands to benefit our environment, our wildlife, and our society" (TACF 2007).
The American Chestnut Foundation, based in Asheville, North Carolina, has been working on introducing into the American chestnut the genetic material for the blight resistance found in the Chinese chestnut while preserving in every other way the genetic heritage of the American species.
In fact, the trees being planted at Flight 93 National Memorial are the latest batch from the American Chestnut Foundation (ACF), which is using a "backcross" technique to hybridize American chestnuts with blight-resistant Asian species, producing seedlings that are almost identical to the native species but are blight-resistant.
These were probably f1 crosses, half Chinese and half American, first generation hybrids bred long before the American Chestnut Foundation began their systematic approach.
Burnham and other scientists in 1983 founded the private, nonprofit American Chestnut Foundation to carry out a scientific program of backcross breeding.
For more information on the loss of the American chestnut and what you can do to re-introduce the native species, visit www.longbrancheec.org, call the center at 828-683-3662, or contact the American Chestnut Foundation through their website at www.acf.org.
Today, the American Chestnut Foundation (ACF), established by a group of plant breeders and geneticists in 1983, is working to create a hybrid tree with the disease resistance of the Chinese chestnut and the physical characteristics of the American.
Decades ago, the USDA did create blight-resistant hybrids of American and Chinese species, explains Fred Hebard of the American Chestnut Foundation's breeding farm near Meadowview, Va.
The National Fish and Wildlife Foundation, ALCOA, the Disney Wildlife Conservation Fund and the Lyndhurst Foundation have pledged support to the Charlie Chestnut program -- an e-learning initiative of the American Chestnut Foundation, a nonprofit organization in Bennington, Vt., and of Knowledge Environments of North Adams, Mass.
For more on efforts to restore this mast species, check out the American Chestnut Foundation's website: acf.org.
STURBRIDGE -- Volunteers with the American Chestnut Foundation planted 70 chestnuts at the Hamilton Rod and Gun Club Thursday, in an effort to restore the once-dominant tree that was virtually wiped out by a fungal blight in the early 1900s.
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