Board of Directors Meeting

 AGENDA for November 29, 2017  

Tree Steward Manual revision

Vacancies on Board

Advocacy -  packets from recent visit to Washington for each Board member; contact with local offices

Spring Meeting:  outreach, field trip 

 

Event Properties

Event date 11-29-2017 10:00 am
Event End Date 11-29-2017 12:00 pm
Capacity Unlimited
Location
Virginia Department of Forestry
900 Natural Resources Drive Charlottesville, VA 22903 United States
Virginia Department of Forestry

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Did You Know:

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

  • 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...

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

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

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

  • Most trees do not have a tap root.

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

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

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

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

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

Contact Trees Virginia

(434) 295 6401

900 Natural Resources Drive, Ste 800
Charlottesville, VA 22903

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Upcoming Events

Board of Directors Meeting
11-29-2017 10:00 am
Category:  Free

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