March 9, 2017 Expanding Business Opportunities in Small and Urbanizing Forests

Expanding Business Opportunities in Small and Urbanizing Forests:

Managing, Harvesting and Utilizing Urban Trees

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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 Properties

Event date 03-09-2017
Event End Date 03-09-2017
Capacity Unlimited
Registered 8
Cut off date 03-07-2017
Individual Price $20.00
Location
Hollins University
7916 Williamson Road Roanoke, Virginia 24020
Hollins University
We are no longer accepting registration for this event
$20.00

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Did You Know:

  • 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 trees do not have a tap root.

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

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

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

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

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

  • 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.

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

Contact Trees Virginia

(434) 295 6401

900 Natural Resources Drive, Ste 800
Charlottesville, VA 22903

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May 17, 2017 Board of Directors Conference Call
05-17-2017 9:00 am
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American Grove     Virginia Department of Forestry     Mid-Atlantic Chapter International Society of Arboriculture