Workshops & Urban Forestry Conferences
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
Roanoke Tree Health Care Workshop: "Canopy Counts: Planning for and Protecting Our Urban Forests
Waynesboro Urban Tree Health Care Workshop September 18, 2015 - 20th Annual Workshop "Reveling in the Magnificence of Trees"
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
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.