May 24, 2017 Expanding Business Opportunities in Small and Urbanizing Forests

Registration is now open for

"Expanding Business Opportunities in Small and Urbanizing Forests:

Managing, Harvesting and Utilizing UrbanTrees"

May 24, 2017

*Camp Kum-Ba-Yah in Lynchburg VA 

*NOTE: this is a change in location from previously announced

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"Expanding Business Opportunities in Small and Urbanizing Forests:

Managing, Harvesting and Utilizing Urban Trees"

 Who Should Attend:  Arborists, landscape professionals, local wood users, consulting forester, tree care companies and small loggers.

Cooperators:  This workshop is sponsored by the USDA Forest Service, hosted by Trees Virginia,the Virginia Department of Forestry and supported by MAC-ISA.

 

 

 

 

Event Properties

Event date 05-24-2017 8:00 am
Event End Date 05-24-2017 4:30 pm
Registration Start Date 05-08-2017
Capacity Unlimited
Registered 4
Cut off date 05-22-2017
Individual Price $20.00
We are no longer accepting registration for this event
$20.00

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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.

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

  • 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.

  • 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%.

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

  • 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.

  • 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.

Contact Trees Virginia

(434) 295 6401

900 Natural Resources Drive, Ste 800
Charlottesville, VA 22903

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Our Partners

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