February 22, 2017 Expanding Business Opportunities in Small and Urbanizing Forests

  CLICK HERE FOR AGENDA:  Expanding Business Opportunities in Small and Urbanizing Forests:Managing, Harvesting and Utilizing Urban Trees

 Wednesday February 22, 2017

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


Newport News Waterworks and Newport News Park

425 Industrial Park Drive, Newport News VA  23608

ISA CEUS, SAF CFEs and SHARP Logger credits are available

Event Properties

Event date 02-22-2017 9:00 am
Event End Date 02-22-2017 4:00 pm
Registration Start Date 07-17-2017 10:00 am
Capacity Unlimited
Registered 19
Cut off date 07-17-2017 10:00 am
Individual Price $20.00
Newport News Waterworks
425 Industrial Park Drive Newport News, Virginia 23608 United States
Newport News Waterworks
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Did You Know:

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

  • 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...

  • 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%.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • In one day, one large tree can lift up to 100 gallons of water out of the ground and discharge it into the air.

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900 Natural Resources Drive, Ste 800
Charlottesville, VA 22903

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