2014 Roanoke Tree Health Care Workshop

 

Thanks to Our Sponsor Paul Bunyan's Tree Service Inc. 

 

"Under the Big Top:  The Wild Life of Trees" 

Wednesday March 5, 2014

Tree Health Care Workshop in Roanoke - Virginia Western Community College

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 For more information contact Becky Woodson 434-220-9024; becky.woodson@dof.virginia.gov

 

Event Properties

Event date 03-05-2014 8:00 am
Event End Date 03-05-2014 4:00 am
Capacity Unlimited
Registered 69
Location
Virginia Western Community College
3094 Colonial Avenue, Roanoke, VA 24015, USA Roanoke, VA 24015 United States
Virginia Western Community College
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Did You Know:

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

  • One large tree can provide a supply of oxygen for two people.

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

  • 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...

  • 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.

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

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

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

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

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June 13, 2017 Southeast Virginia Urban Forest Roundtable
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