This document outlines the best management practices currently know regarding reintroduction of American chestnut. These recommendations are not optimized for specific locations but, instead, offer the most suitable methods for most locations and situations. Optimized methodologies for a specific location and re-introduction scenario require more in-depth analysis of soil characteristics, land-use history, surrounding invasive species pressure, local herbivore pressure, and site manager resources available for project installation and long-term maintenance.