Urban Forest Roundtable of Hampton Roads

Register now for the next Urban Forest Roundtable of Hampton Roads

"Creating Tree Trails to Promote Urban Forestry"

is scheduled for Friday October 14, 2016.

The Roundtable will be held at the Mariner's Museum and Park in Newport News

 

Event Properties

Event date 10-14-2016 9:00 am
Event End Date 10-14-2016 12:15 pm
Capacity Unlimited
Registered 15
Location
Mariner's Museum and Park
100 Museum Dr, Newport News, VA 23606, USA Newport News, VA 23606 United States
Mariner's Museum and Park
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Did You Know:

  • 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.

  • 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...

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

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

  • Most trees do not have a tap root.

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

  • 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.

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