Arbor Day Demo 2011

Trees Virginia sponsors and organizes yearly in-depth workshops in Waynesboro and Roanoke. The Waynesboro workshop is usually the 3rd week in September and is in partnership with Waynesboro Parks and Recreation, the Virginia Department of Forestry and MAC-ISA. The Roanoke workshop usually takes place in March in partnership with VA Department of Forestry and MAC-ISA. These workshops have grown in popularity during the last couple of years (with attendance at the Waynesboro workshop reaching more then 200) and Roanoke’s attendance over 100). Trees Virginia also holds other workshops with various partners such as Virginia Tech. Additionally a conference is organized every two years.

Upcoming Workshop & Conference Events

May 24, 2017 Expanding Business Opportunities in Small and Urbanizing Forests
05-24-2017 8:00 am

 Past Workshops

Roanoke Tree Health Care Workshop:  "Canopy Counts:  Planning for and Protecting Our Urban Forests

Click here for news article by Shannon Brennan about preserving urban tree canopy!

Click here for news article by Shannon Brennan:  "Thoughts on Growing Fruit Trees Organically"

Waynesboro Urban Tree Health Care Workshop September 18, 2015 - 20th Annual Workshop "Reveling in the Magnificence of Trees"

Click here for news article about the recent "Reveling in the Magnificence of Trees" Workshop

Waynesboro Urban Tree Health Care Workshop
September 20, 2013, 18th Annual Waynesboro Tree Care Workshop - Weathering the Storm and ArborMaster Tree Training.

Roanoke Tree Care Workshop
May 22, 2013, Trees, the DirtyTruth

Other Workshops
August 2012 – Workshops held in Culpeper, Virginia Beach and Lynchburg: Trees in Virginia - What We Have, What We Want, and How We Get There. Presentations.

Past Urban Forestry Conferences

November 19, 2013, 5th Biennial NOVA Urban Forestry Conference: "Planning for Climate Resiliency in the Urban Forest"

November 18, 2011, 4th Biennial:  NOVA Urban Forestry Conference: Make Room for Trees: The Urban Forest Continuum
A vibrant forest canopy in urban, suburban and urbanizing areas faces many challenges.  Some of these we are well acquainted with but continue to struggle with.  New challenges await us on the horizon.  This conference covered exploration and discussion of the issues, and solutions to problems of the Urban Forest Canopy in Virginia for the next 100 years. 

Did You Know:

  • 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.

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

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

  • Most trees do not have a tap root.

  • 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 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%.

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

  • 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

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

Our Partners

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