Workshops

Expanding Business Opportunities in Small and Urbanizing Forests:

Managing, Harvesting and Utilizing Urban Trees

 Hollins Map

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

Registration is now closed for this event

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March 7, 2018 - Roanoke Tree Health Care Workshop

 "Making Treemendous Community Impact"

 

Registration and Networking Breakfast 8:00 to 8:30 

Welcome at 8:30 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Event date 03-07-2018 8:00 am
Event End Date 03-07-2018 4:00 pm
Registration Start Date 01-23-2018
Capacity Unlimited
Registered 152
Cut off date 03-02-2018
Individual Price $75.00
$75.00

We are no longer accepting registration for this event

Click here for Full Agenda

NEW!  The Lecture Track has been approved for five (5) ISA CEUs.  

The 2018 "Reveling in the Magnificence of Trees" workshop is divided into two tracks:  Lecture Track and ArborMaster® Track.  To register, please scroll below text to bottom left of page.  You will register for either the Lecture Track (morning and afternoon) or the ArborMaster® track.  

A light continental breakfast will be served at both locations, with lunch served at Ridgeview Park for both groups.  A block of rooms at the Best Western has been reserved at the special rate of $102.99 (not including taxes) - please click here to reserve your room.  

The Lecture Track is divided into two sessions of indoor lectures and outdoor demonstrations and is geared toward those working in municipalities, government agencies and private industry.  This track will be held at the Best Western Plus Waynesboro Inn and Suites Conference Center at 109 Appletree Lane, Waynesboro VA 22980. 

The morning Lecture Track presenters and topics are:  

Click here for a detailed description of the morning and afternoon Lecture Tracks


NEW!  The ArborMaster® Track has been approved for 5.75 ISA CEUs.  

The ArborMaster® Track has been confirmed:  "Climbing and Work Positioning with a Crane" and has been approved for 5.75 ISA CEUs.

The morning session will be devoted to climbing and the afternoon will offer practical advice for how to work safely and effectively with crane assisted jobs.  

This session teaches hands-on techniques and skills vital for tree climbers, groundsmen, and anyone in the production side of tree work.  This track is all day at Ridgeview Park, 700 S. Magnolia Street, Waynesboro Va  22980.  If you register for this track, you should report directly to Ridgeview Park. 

 

Event date 09-14-2018 7:15 am
Event End Date 09-14-2018 4:00 pm
Capacity Unlimited
Registered 90
Individual Price $85.00
$85.00

Did You Know:

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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%.

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

Contact Trees Virginia

(434) 295 6401

900 Natural Resources Drive, Ste 800
Charlottesville, VA 22903

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