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

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Event date 05-24-2017 8:00 am
Event End Date 05-24-2017 4:30 pm
Capacity Unlimited
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Central Virginia Community College
3506 Wards Road Lynchburg, Virginia 24502
Central Virginia Community College

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Did You Know:

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

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

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

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

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Most trees do not have a tap root.

  • 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...

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Upcoming Events

May 17, 2017 Board of Directors Conference Call
05-17-2017 9:00 am
Category:  Free
May 19, 2017 NOVA Roundtable
05-19-2017 9:30 am
Category:  Roundtables

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