Upcoming events

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Undergrounding Utilities While Preserving Trees Above is Possible!

This event has been approved for 2.25 ISA CEUS in the following categories:  Certified Arborist, Utility Specialist,Municipal Specialist and BCMA-Management

This Northern Virginia Urban Forestry Roundtable on Thursday February 23, 2017 will feature successful case studies.  The agenda and registration information is now available.

This event will be held at the Wetland Studies and Solutions, Inc, 5300 Wellington Branch Drive, Gainesville, VA 20155.

Trees Virginia is now charging $10 registration (this fee covers a light continental breakfast, Paypal fees, materials, etc) for each attendee. 

The fee is $20 if you would like a boxed lunch, with only prepaid orders being reserved. 

You are always welcome to bring your lunch instead of purchasing.

When reviewing expenses, the Board realized subsidizing Roundtables results in less funding for its academic scholarships and getting the next generation trained is something we all know is important.

We are no longer accepting registration for this event

Event date: 02-23-2017 9:00 am
Event End Date: 02-23-2017 4:00 pm
Cut off date: 02-20-2017 12:00 am
Capacity: Unlimited
Registered: 39
Individual Price: $10.00

AGENDA ~ Canopy Counts - Planning for and Protecting Our Urban Forests"

2017 Roanoke Tree Health Care Workshop

Register for this event at bottom left of this page

Trees Virginia has received a preferred lodging rate of $91.00/night (+taxes) at the Holiday Inn Tanglewood!  You can take advantage of this rate by clicking on this link to reserve a room.

Growing Healthy Organic Fruit Trees: 10 Secrets to Success

Susan Poizner, Orchard People

Planning Tools for Managing and Expanding the Urban Forest in Growing Communities

Karen Firehock, Green Infrastructure Center Inc.

Using i-Tree Eco and Streets to Prioritize Tree Management

Vincent Verweij, Arlington County

Guild’-ing the Lily: Improving Pest Management by Understanding Insect Feeding Groups

Dr. Gretchen Pettis, Bartlett Tree Research Laboratories

Concurrent Rotating Sessions: 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Introduction to Fruit Tree Care -  Susan Poizner, Orchard People

Demonstration of i-Tree -  Vincent Verweij, Arlington County

Up Close and Personal – A Diagnostician’s Eye View of Arthropod Pests Groups - 

Dr. Gretchen Pettis, Bartlett Tree Research Laboratories

 

Need Lodging?  Click here Trees Virginia to receive the preferred rate of $91.00/night at the Holiday Inn Tanglewood in Roanoke. 

 

 

 

Event date: 03-08-2017 8:00 am
Event End Date: 03-08-2017 3:00 pm
Capacity: Unlimited
Registered: 38
Individual Price: $75.00

Registration is now open - click below for details of this event

Expanding Business Opportunities in Small and Urbanizing Forests:

Managing, Harvesting and Utilizing Urban Trees

 Hollins Map

This event will be held on West Campus Drive

Moody Center (Building #22 on the ma)

Goodwin Reserve Dining Room

 

This workshop will include presentations introducing opportunities for urban wood utilization.  There will be demonstrations in the afternoon which will include harvesting, milling techniques and will feature examples of specialty forest products.

Who Should Attend:  Arborists, landscape professionals, local wood users, tree care companies and small loggers. 

Registration fee is $20 which includes lunch and snacks

Event date: 03-09-2017 12:00 am
Event End Date: 03-09-2017 12:00 am
Capacity: Unlimited
Registered: 5
Individual Price: $20.00
Event date: 03-15-2017 10:00 am
Event End Date: 03-16-2017 2:00 pm
Capacity: Unlimited
Registered: 0

Review Work Plans

Admin:  9:00 - 9:30

Finance:  9:30 - 10:00

Event date: 04-19-2017 9:00 am
Event End Date: 04-19-2017 10:00 am
Capacity: Unlimited
Registered: 0

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.

  • 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.

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

  • 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.

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

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

  • 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.

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

Our Partners

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

Contact Trees Virginia

(434) 295 6401

900 Natural Resources Drive, Ste 800
Charlottesville, VA 22903

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