Southeast Virginia (SEVA) Urban Forestry Roundtable

Register now for the October 23, 2017 Southeast Virginia (SEVA) Urban Forestry Roundtable

AGENDA:  Urban Tree Resources and Challenges

Come learn about tree planting specifications from the Urban Tree Foundation and attend a discussion panel with your local municipal arborists about signage conflicts, root zones, and tree replacement programs. Also, Langley Air Force Base will be joining us to discuss their new tree inventory project being conducted in partnership with the Peninsula Master Gardener Tree Stewards. 

There is no fee for this event; deadline for registration is October 20.  

Hampton Roads Agricultural Research and Extension Center (HRAREC) 

 1444 Diamond Springs Road

Virginia Beach, VA 23456

Event Properties

Event date 10-23-2017 9:00 am
Event End Date 10-23-2017 12:30 pm
Registration Start Date 09-20-2017
Capacity Unlimited
Registered 25
Cut off date 10-19-2017 10:00 am
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:

  • Most trees do not have a tap root.

  • 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.

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

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

  • 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.

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

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

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