Mid Atlantic Urban Wood Forum

 

Mid Atlantic Urban Wood Forum (MAUWF):   "Applied Practices in Utilization" - August 15-16, 2017

AGENDA

Registration is $140.00 which includes breakfast and lunch both days; morning and afternoon refreshments and the field trip

 

Sponsored by US Forest Service, Southern Region, Virginia Department of Forestry

Trees Virginia (Virginia Urban Forest Council) and the Virginia Urban Wood Group

Who Should Attend:  Target Audience for this event include arborists, tree care companies, forestry professionals, wood crafters, municipal staff, academia and portable sawmill owners.

 

This event has been approved for a total of 10.75 ISA CEUs (attendance for both days); a total of 11 SHARP Logger Continuing Education Credits; and a total of 9.5 SAF credits

Richmond Marriott Short Pump

4240 Dominion Boulevard

Glen Allen VA  23050

804.965.9500

 

  Click to learn more about the Virginia Urban Wood Group

 

Event Properties

Event date 08-15-2017 8:00 am
Event End Date 08-16-2017 3:30 pm
Registration Start Date 06-28-2017 1:00 pm
Capacity Unlimited
Registered 52
Cut off date 08-12-2017 12:00 pm
Individual Price $140.00
Location
Marriott Short Pump
4240 Dominion Blvd, Glen Allen, VA 23060, USA Glen Allen , VA 23060 United States
Marriott Short Pump
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$140.00

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

  • A birdhouse hung on a young tree branch, does not move up the tree as the tree grows.

  • 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.

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

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

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

  • 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.

Contact Trees Virginia

(434) 295 6401

900 Natural Resources Drive, Ste 800
Charlottesville, VA 22903

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Upcoming Events

Board of Directors Conference Call
10-18-2017 9:00 am
Category:  Free
Southeast Virginia (SEVA) Urban Forestry Roundtable
10-23-2017 9:00 am
Category:  Free

Our Partners

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