Paid

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A similar event is being planned for November 10 in Newport News

More information available soon!

This event has been approved for 4.75 ISA CEUS

 

 Expanding Business Opportunities in Small and Urbanizing Forests

Managing, Harvesting and Utilizing Urban Trees

 Thursday October 20 in Gainesville VA 

 Who Should Attend

Arborists, landscape professionals, local wood users,

tree care companies and small loggers.

Cooperators

This workshop is sponsored by the USDA Forest Service,

hosted by the Virginia Department of Forestry and Trees Virginia

and supported by MAC-ISA.

Event date 10-20-2016 8:00 am
Event End Date 10-20-2016 4:00 pm
Capacity 40
Registered 28
Available place 12
Cut off date 10-17-2016
Individual Price $20.00
$20.00 12

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REGISTER NOW for the December 8 Northern Virginia Urban Forestry Roundtable!

AGENDA:  Homeowners Associations:  Strategies to Increase Tree Canopy

Home Owners Associations play an increasing role in preserving and creating Northern Virginia’s urban forestry canopy.  How do tree professionals and educators identify the decision makers of a particular HOA, and the best way to reach them? What strategies have been successful in persuading boards to allocate funding for tree care? Come learn what free educational services are available and hear how others are working with HOAs to increase the urban tree canopy coverage. 

LOCATION:  Loudoun Campus of NOVA Community College

HEC Building, 2nd Floor, Room 203, Event Center

Event date 12-08-2016 9:30 am
Event End Date 12-08-2016 2:30 pm
Capacity 80
Registered 66
Available place 14
Cut off date 12-06-2016
Individual Price $5.00
$5.00 14

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  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

Location: 

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 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
$20.00

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CLICK HERE FOR AGENDA

Undergrounding Utilities While Preserving Trees Above is Possible!

This event has been approved for 2.25 ISA CEUS in the following categories:  Certified Arborist, Utility Specialist,Municipal Specialist and BCMA-Management

This Northern Virginia Urban Forestry Roundtable on Thursday February 23, 2017 will feature successful case studies.  The agenda and registration information is now available.

This event was held at the Wetland Studies and Solutions, Inc, 5300 Wellington Branch Drive, Gainesville, VA 20155.

Trees Virginia is now charging $10 registration (this fee covers a light continental breakfast, Paypal fees, materials, etc) for each attendee. 

The fee is $20 if you would like a boxed lunch, with only prepaid orders being reserved. 

You are always welcome to bring your lunch instead of purchasing.

When reviewing expenses, the Board realized subsidizing Roundtables results in less funding for its academic scholarships and getting the next generation trained is something we all know is important.

Event date 02-23-2017 9:00 am
Event End Date 02-23-2017 4:00 pm
Capacity Unlimited
Registered 39
Cut off date 02-20-2017
Individual Price $10.00
$10.00

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AGENDA ~ Canopy Counts - Planning for and Protecting Our Urban Forests"

2017 Roanoke Tree Health Care Workshop

Register for this event at bottom left of this page

Trees Virginia has received a preferred lodging rate of $91.00/night (+taxes) at the Holiday Inn Tanglewood!  You can take advantage of this rate by clicking on this link to reserve a room.

Growing Healthy Organic Fruit Trees: 10 Secrets to Success

Susan Poizner, Orchard People

Planning Tools for Managing and Expanding the Urban Forest in Growing Communities

Karen Firehock, Green Infrastructure Center Inc.

Using i-Tree Eco and Streets to Prioritize Tree Management

Vincent Verweij, Arlington County

Guild’-ing the Lily: Improving Pest Management by Understanding Insect Feeding Groups

Dr. Gretchen Pettis, Bartlett Tree Research Laboratories

Concurrent Rotating Sessions: 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Introduction to Fruit Tree Care -  Susan Poizner, Orchard People

Demonstration of i-Tree -  Vincent Verweij, Arlington County

Up Close and Personal – A Diagnostician’s Eye View of Arthropod Pests Groups - 

Dr. Gretchen Pettis, Bartlett Tree Research Laboratories

 

Need Lodging?  Click here Trees Virginia to receive the preferred rate of $91.00/night at the Holiday Inn Tanglewood in Roanoke. 

 

 

 

Event date 03-08-2017 8:00 am
Event End Date 03-08-2017 3:00 pm
Capacity Unlimited
Registered 63
Cut off date 03-06-2017
Individual Price $75.00
$75.00

We are no longer accepting registration for this event

Did You Know:

  • 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.

  • 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%.

  • 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.

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

  • 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...

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

  • Most trees do not have a tap root.

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

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
Event Categories:  Free | Roundtables

Our Partners

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