September 10, 2015 Hampton Roads Urban Forest Roundtable

The Hampton Roads Urban Forest Roundtable scheduled for August 13 has been rescheduled to September 10 - see info below!

The next Hampton Roads Urban Forest Roundtable will be held September 10

at the Brock Environmental Center in Virginia Beach VA

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NOTE:  There is no "$10 extra fee" as indicated after you register to "Pay By Check"

There will be a field tour of the Brock Environmental Center and Pleasure House Point Natural Area

Information on Brock Environmental Center Green Practices 

Please contact Jack Erwin at 757.664.4751 / jack.erwin@norfolk.gov for more information


Trees Virginia organizes one-day quarterly “roundtables for professional arborists, planners, engineers, landscape architects, tree stewards and all interested citizens throughout Virginia at various times during the year. These Urban Forestry Roundtables bring together our community to exchange ideas, present news, discuss issues, listen to presentations and further educate our community about trees and the important roll they fulfill in our society.

The Hampton Roads Urban Forest Roundtables are normally held at the Hampton Roads Planning District Commission at 723 Woodlake Drive, Chesapeake VA  23320. The meetings begin at 9:00 and run until 1:00. Lunch is $10.00 or you may bring you own lunch. 

Please contact Jack Erwin @ jack.erwin@norfolk.gov or 757.664.4751 or Susan French @ sfrench@vbgov.gov or 757.385.4076 for more information. 

Event Properties

Event date 09-10-2015 9:00 am
Event End Date 09-10-2015 1:00 pm
Capacity Unlimited
Registered 20
Location
Brock Environmental Center & Pleasure House Point Natural Area
3663 Marlin Bay Drive Virginia Beach, Virginia 23455 United States
Brock Environmental Center & Pleasure House Point Natural Area
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Did You Know:

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

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

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

  • 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.

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

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

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