Expanding Business Opportunities in Small and Urbanizing Forests:
Managing, Harvesting and Utilizing Urban Trees
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
We are no longer accepting registration for this event
Did You Know:
Trees are the largest living organisms on earth: some coastal redwoods are more than 360 feet tall.
In one day, one large tree can lift up to 100 gallons of water out of the ground and discharge it into the air.
Trees properly placed around buildings can reduce air conditioning needs by 30 percent and save 20-50 percent in heating energy.
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.
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.
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...
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%.
A mature tree removes almost 70 times more pollution than a newly planted tree.
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