Workshops

Expanding Business Opportunities in Small and Urbanizing Forests:

Managing, Harvesting and Utilizing Urban Trees

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This event will be held on West Campus Drive

Moody Center (Building #22 on the ma)

Goodwin Reserve Dining Room

 

This workshop will include presentations introducing opportunities for urban wood utilization.  There will be demonstrations in the afternoon which will include harvesting, milling techniques and will feature examples of specialty forest products.

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

Registration fee is $20 which includes lunch and snacks

Event date 03-09-2017
Event End Date 03-09-2017
Capacity Unlimited
Registered 8
Cut off date 03-07-2017
Individual Price $20.00
$20.00

We are no longer accepting registration for this event

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

Click on link below for details on this workshop

"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 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
$20.00

We are no longer accepting registration for this event

Did You Know:

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

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

  • Well-maintained trees and shrubs can increase property value by up to 14%.

  • Most trees do not have a tap root.

  • 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.

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

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

  • 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...

Contact Trees Virginia

(434) 295 6401

900 Natural Resources Drive, Ste 800
Charlottesville, VA 22903

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Upcoming Events

June 13, 2017 Southeast Virginia Urban Forest Roundtable
06-13-2017 9:00 am
Category:  Roundtables
Tree Steward Symposium
06-27-2017 11:00 am
Category:  Paid

Our Partners

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