May 22 2014 NOVA Urban Forestry Roundtable

Northern Virginia Urban Forestry Roundtable - May 22, 2014

REGISTRATION is still open for the NOVA Roundtable.  However, you will not be able to order a lunch.  You can bring you own lunch or there is a cafe on campus where you could eat.

AGENDA:  "i-Tree:  What it is and What it can do for You and Your Urban Forest"

i-Tree is a state-of-the-art, peer-reviewed software suite from the USDA Forest Service that provides urban forestry analysis and benefits assessment tools.  The i-Tree Tools help communities of all sizes to strengthen their urban forest management and advocacy efforts by quantifying the structure of community trees and the environmental services that trees provide.

Location:  Northern Virginia Community College, Loudoun Campus, 21200 Campus Drive, Sterling VA  20164-8699. The Roundtable will be held in the theatre in the Waddell Building.   Click here for map and parking directions. Park in Lot B2/then Lot B1.

Call Becky Woodson @ 434.220.9024 or becky.woodson@dof.virginia.gov if you have questions.

Event Properties

Event date 05-22-2014 9:30 am
Event End Date 05-22-2014 4:00 pm
Capacity Unlimited
Registered 50
Cut off date 05-22-2014
Individual Price USD10.00
Location
Northern Virginia Community College-Loudoun Campus
21200 Campus Drive Sterling, Virginia 20164-8699 United States
Northern Virginia Community College-Loudoun Campus
We are no longer accepting registration for this event
USD10.00

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Did You Know:

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

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

  • 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...

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

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

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

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

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

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

  • Most trees do not have a tap root.

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

Contact Trees Virginia

(434) 295 6401

900 Natural Resources Drive, Ste 800
Charlottesville, VA 22903

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Upcoming Events

Board of Directors Conference Call
10-18-2017 9:00 am
Category:  Free
Southeast Virginia (SEVA) Urban Forestry Roundtable
10-23-2017 9:00 am
Category:  Free

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