Upcoming events

Registration is NOW OPEN (bottom left of this page) for the

Mid Atlantic Urban Wood Forum (MAUWF):   "Applied Practices in Utilization" - August 15-16, 2017


Registration is $140.00 which includes breakfast and lunch both days; morning and afternoon refreshments and the field trip


Sponsored by US Forest Service, Southern Region, Virginia Department of Forestry

Trees Virginia (Virginia Urban Forest Council) and the Virginia Urban Wood Group

Who Should Attend:  Target Audience for this event include arborists, tree care companies, forestry professionals, wood craftesr, municipal staff, academia and portable sawmill owners.

This event has been approved for a total of 10.75 ISA CEUs (attendance for both days).  This event has also been approved for a total of 11 SHARP Logger Continuing Education Credits

Richmond Marriott Short Pump

4240 Dominion Boulevard

Glen Allen VA  23050


The Richmond Marriott Short Pump is offering a special lodging rate of $91 for MAUWF participants.

Click here to book your room at the special lodging group rate for Virginia Urban Forest Council

This special rate is only available until Tuesday August 1 at 5:00 p.m. so make your reservation soon!


 Click to learn more about the Virginia Urban Wood Group


Event date 08-15-2017 8:00 am
Event End Date 08-16-2017 3:30 pm
Registration Start Date 06-28-2017 1:00 pm
Capacity Unlimited
Registered 28
Cut off date 08-11-2017 12:00 pm
Individual Price $140.00

Review Work Plans

Admin Committee:  9:00 - 9:30

Finance Committee:  9:30 - 10:00

Event date 08-16-2017 9:00 am
Event End Date 08-16-2017 10:00 am
Capacity Unlimited

Review Work Plans

Program Committee:  9:00 - 9:30

Outreach Committee:  9:30 - 10:00

Event date 09-20-2017 9:00 am
Event End Date 09-20-2017 10:00 am
Capacity Unlimited



Event date 11-29-2017 10:00 am
Event End Date 11-29-2017 2:00 pm
Capacity Unlimited

Did You Know:

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

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

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

  • 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...

  • Most trees do not have a tap root.

  • Trees are some of the oldest living organisms on earth: some bristle-cone pines are thought to be more than 5000 years old.

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

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

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

  • 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.

Contact Trees Virginia

(434) 295 6401

900 Natural Resources Drive, Ste 800
Charlottesville, VA 22903

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Upcoming Events

Mid Atlantic Urban Wood Forum
08-15-2017 8:00 am
Category:  Paid
Board of Directors Conference Call
08-16-2017 9:00 am
Category:  Free

Our Partners

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