Upcoming events

Registration is now open for

"Expanding Business Opportunities in Small and Urbanizing Forests:

Managing, Harvesting and Utilizing UrbanTrees"

May 24, 2017

*Camp Kum-Ba-Yah in Lynchburg VA 

*NOTE: this is a change in location from previously announced

Click on link below for details on this workshop

"Expanding Business Opportunities in Small and Urbanizing Forests:

Managing, Harvesting and Utilizing Urban Trees"

 Who Should Attend:  Arborists, landscape professionals, local wood users, consulting forester, tree care companies and small loggers.

Cooperators:  This workshop is sponsored by the USDA Forest Service, hosted by Trees Virginia,the Virginia Department of Forestry and supported by MAC-ISA.

 

 

 

 

Event date 05-24-2017 8:00 am
Event End Date 05-24-2017 4:30 pm
Registration Start Date 05-08-2017
Capacity Unlimited
Registered 4
Cut off date 05-22-2017
Individual Price $20.00
$20.00

We are no longer accepting registration for this event

Please join us for the newly renamed Southeast Virginia (SEVA) Roundtable

June 13, 2017 ~ 9:00 to 12:30

"How Much is Enough? Achieving Urban Forest Canopy Goals" 

Come hear from your colleagues about their experiences increasing urban tree canopy including what worked and what didn’t from local municipalities, schools and utilities. Also, learn about the new urban tree planting BMPs and new tools for helping to increase canopy in your area.

Where: Hampton Roads Agricultural Research and Extension Center, 1444 Diamond Springs Rd, Virginia Beach VA 23455

Complete agenda and registration information coming in a few weeks.

 

Event date 06-13-2017 9:00 am
Event End Date 06-13-2017 2:30 pm
Registration Start Date 04-13-2017 2:00 pm
Capacity Unlimited
Registered 10
Cut off date 06-09-2017

Tree Steward Symposium

Event date 06-27-2017 11:00 am
Event End Date 06-28-2017 1:00 pm
Capacity Unlimited

Overall Goal Setting

Event date 07-26-2017 10:00 am
Event End Date 07-26-2017 5:00 pm
Capacity Unlimited

Review Work Plans

Admin Committee:  9:00 - 9:30

Finance Committee:  9:30 - 10:00

Event date 08-16-2017 9:00 am
Event End Date 08-16-2017 10:00 am
Capacity Unlimited

Did You Know:

  • A mature tree removes almost 70 times more pollution than a newly planted tree.

  • Trees are some of the oldest living organisms on earth: some bristle-cone pines are thought to be more than 5000 years old.

  • One large tree can provide a supply of oxygen for two people.

  • Trees are the largest living organisms on earth: some coastal redwoods are more than 360 feet tall.

  • A birdhouse hung on a young tree branch, does not move up the tree as the tree grows.

  • Well-maintained trees and shrubs can increase property value by up to 14%.

  • Most tree roots are in the top 12 inches of soil.

  • Trees properly placed around buildings can reduce air conditioning needs by 30 percent and save 20-50 percent in heating energy.

  • In one day, one large tree can lift up to 100 gallons of water out of the ground and discharge it into the air.

  • Most trees do not have a tap root.

  • Every state has an official State Tree. Virginia adopted the flowering dogwood Cornaceae Cornus florida as the State Tree on February 24, 1956.  The dogwood is well distributed throughout the...

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(434) 295 6401

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Charlottesville, VA 22903

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Our Partners

American Grove     Virginia Department of Forestry     Mid-Atlantic Chapter International Society of Arboriculture