SEVA Urban Forestry Roundtable

Managing Urban Trees After Major Weather Events:  The “Zombie Tree” Phenomenon

Wednesday, October 31, 2018

 Hampton Roads Agricultural Research and Extension Center

1444 Diamond Springs Rd. Virginia Beach, VA 23456

 

9:00 - 9:15 Welcome and Introductions

9:15 – 10:00 Zombie Trees – Post Harvey Lessons

Paul Johnson, Texas A&M Forest Service, Urban Forest Strike Team

 

10:00 - 11:00 The Dos and Don’ts of FEMA Emergency Tree Removals – Lessons Learned

from Matthew  - Monica Sherwood, Administrative Analyst for Landscape Management, City of

Virginia Beach

11:00 - 11:15 Break

11:15 - 12:00 Davey Tree Damage Documentation Program 

 Shirley Vaughn, Regional Business Developer, Davey Resource Group

Event Properties

Event date 10-31-2018 9:00 am
Event End Date 10-31-2018 12:00 pm
Registration Start Date 08-31-2018 2:00 pm
Capacity 80
Registered 75
Available place 5
Cut off date 10-29-2018
Location
Hampton Roads Agricultural and Research and Education Center
1444 Diamond Springs Road
Hampton Roads Agricultural and Research and Education Center
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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 trees do not have a tap root.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

  • 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...

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

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