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
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.
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.
Tree Steward Symposium
Overall Goal Setting
Review Work Plans
Admin Committee: 9:00 - 9:30
Finance Committee: 9:30 - 10:00
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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