Upcoming events

Event date 03-21-2018 10:00 am
Event End Date 03-21-2018 3:00 pm
Capacity Unlimited

Save the Date for the Next NOVA Roundtable!

"Revisiting Air Quality:  The Tree Factor"



Event date 05-10-2019 9:30 am
Event End Date 05-10-2018 3:30 pm
Registration Start Date 04-02-2018
Capacity Unlimited
Cut off date 05-04-2018

Did You Know:

  • Most trees do not have a tap root.

  • 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.

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

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

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

  • 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.

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

Contact Trees Virginia

(434) 295 6401

900 Natural Resources Drive, Ste 800
Charlottesville, VA 22903

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Upcoming Events

Board of Directors Meeting
03-21-2018 10:00 am
Category:  Free
Revisiting Air Quality: The Tree Factor
05-10-2019 9:30 am
Category:  Roundtables

Our Partners

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