June 13, 2017 Southeast Virginia Urban Forest Roundtable

Please join us for the newly renamed Southeast Virginia (SEVA) Roundtable

June 13, 2017 ~ 9:00 to 12:30

"How Much is Enough? Achieving Urban Forest Canopy Goals" 

Come hear from your colleagues about their experiences increasing urban tree canopy including what worked and what didn’t from local municipalities, schools and utilities. Also, learn about the new urban tree planting BMPs and new tools for helping to increase canopy in your area.

Where: Hampton Roads Agricultural Research and Extension Center, 1444 Diamond Springs Rd, Virginia Beach VA 23455

Complete agenda and registration information coming in a few weeks.

 

Event Properties

Event date 06-13-2017 9:00 am
Event End Date 06-13-2017 2:30 pm
Registration Start Date 04-13-2017 2:00 pm
Capacity Unlimited
Registered 8
Cut off date 06-09-2017
Location
Hampton Roads Agricultural and Research and Education Center
1444 Diamond Springs Road
Hampton Roads Agricultural and Research and Education Center

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Did You Know:

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

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

  • 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%.

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

  • 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.

  • Most trees do not have a tap root.

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

  • 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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May 17, 2017 Board of Directors Conference Call
05-17-2017 9:00 am
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05-19-2017 9:30 am
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American Grove     Virginia Department of Forestry     Mid-Atlantic Chapter International Society of Arboriculture