19th Annual Waynesboro Tree Health Care Workshop

Trees Don't Grow on Money Either and ArborMaster Tree Training Workshop in Waynesboro - See Full Agenda and Register Online Here!

Friday September 12, 2014

Best Western Inn and Conference Center and at Ridgeview Park 

On behalf of Waynesboro Parks & Recreation, Trees Virginia and the Department of Forestry we are excited to bring you the 19th annual Waynesboro Tree Care Workshop – Trees Don't Grow on Money Either and ArborMaster Tree Training. From the derecho to late season snow storms the past few years have been tough on urban trees.

Regardless of where you work – government or private industry these storms have taken a toll on one of most valuable resources – our trees. This year’s lineup of speakers will not only inspire you but give you the tools necessary to properly evaluate your landscape from site selection to purchasing good plant material to proper planting and pruning techniques. Join us to learn more about how to play a vital role in creating a sustainable healthy urban forest.

 

Event Properties

Event date: 09-12-2014 8:00 am
Event End Date: 09-12-2014 4:00 am
Capacity Unlimited
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Location Best Western Inn & Conference Center

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Did You Know:

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

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

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

  • 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.

  • Most trees do not have a tap root.

  • 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%.

Our Partners

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

Contact Trees Virginia

(434) 295 6401

900 Natural Resources Drive, Ste 800
Charlottesville, VA 22903

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