November 20, 2014 NOVA Urban Forestry Roundtable

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November 20, 2014 NOVA Urban Forestry Roundtable

LOCATION:  Camp Cabin #5

Prince William Forest National Park

18100 Park Headquarters Road

Triangle VA  22172

AGENDA:  "Combating Climate Change Effects on Urban Forests with Landscape Diversity"

Climate change will stress our existing urban forests through new weather patterns, changes in pest and disease distributions and other unforeseen issues. Landscape diversity can combat these unknown changes in several ways. 

By increasing the diversity of the urban forest we increase the odds that some of the trees and other plants will survive in the future climate.  Plant diversity also leads to pest predator diversity, creating allies to deal with possible future pest outbreaks.

 

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Event date 11-20-2014 9:30 am
Event End Date 11-20-2014 3:00 am
Capacity Unlimited
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Cut off date 11-19-2014
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Prince William Forest National Park
18100 Park Headquarters Road Triangle, VA 22172 United States
Prince William Forest National Park
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Did You Know:

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

  • 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 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.

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

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

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

  • 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.

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

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