Mid Atlantic Urban Wood Forum

Registration is NOW OPEN (bottom left of this page) for the

Mid Atlantic Urban Wood Forum (MAUWF):   "Applied Practices in Utilization" - August 15-16, 2017


Registration is $140.00 which includes breakfast and lunch both days; morning and afternoon refreshments and the field trip


Sponsored by US Forest Service, Southern Region, Virginia Department of Forestry

Trees Virginia (Virginia Urban Forest Council) and the Virginia Urban Wood Group

Who Should Attend:  Target Audience for this event include arborists, tree care companies, forestry professionals, wood crafter, municipal staff, academia and portable sawmill owners.

This event has been approved for a total of 11 SHARP Logger Continuing Education Credits

Richmond Marriott Short Pump

4240 Dominion Boulevard

Glen Allen VA  23050


The Richmond Marriott Short Pump is offering a special lodging rate of $91 for MAUWF participants.

Click here to book your room at the special lodging group rate for Virginia Urban Forest Council

This special rate is only available until Friday July 28 at 5:00 p.m. so make your reservation soon!


 Click to learn more about the Virginia Urban Wood Group


Event Properties

Event date 08-15-2017 8:00 am
Event End Date 08-16-2017 3:30 pm
Registration Start Date 06-28-2017 1:00 pm
Capacity Unlimited
Registered 8
Cut off date 08-11-2017 12:00 pm
Individual Price $140.00
Marriott Short Pump
4240 Dominion Blvd, Glen Allen, VA 23060, USA Glen Allen , VA 23060 United States
Marriott Short Pump

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Did You Know:

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

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

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

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

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

  • 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.

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

  • Most trees do not have a tap root.

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

  • 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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Upcoming Events

July 26, 2017 Trees Virginia Retreat
07-26-2017 10:00 am
Category:  Free
Mid Atlantic Urban Wood Forum
08-15-2017 8:00 am
Category:  Paid

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