Registration is now CLOSED for this event due to limited space

Southeast Virginia (SEVA) Urban Forestry Roundtable

Tuesday October 29, 2019

Location:  Great Bridge Battlefield and Waterways Historic Park (GBBWHP)



Learn about:  

Site history and tree connection with Ms. Lynn Olsen, Executive Director of GBBWHP

Climate Change and the Effects on the Urban Landscape - Jason Heizer, Bartlett Tree Experts

Tour the Historic Park - History, Trail and Trees with Ed Bradley

Tour the Nature Trail - History, Trial and Trees with Mr. Gerald Hartis, GBBWHP docent





Event date 10-29-2019 9:00 am
Event End Date 10-29-2019 12:00 pm
Registration Start Date 09-25-2019 5:00 pm
Capacity 50
Registered 50
Available place 0
Cut off date 10-10-2019 12:00 pm

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AGENDA:  Grading Logs, Lumber and Proper Wood Drying Techniques 

November 7, 2019 workshop 

908 Natural Resources Drive (VDOF Warehouse) 

Charlottesville VA  22903


This workshop will feature log grading and scaling, and a

demonstration of different techniques for sawing hardwoods for grade lumber.

There will be sawmilling demonstrations, lumber grading, and also an introduction to

several different lumber drying options for small operators.



Joe Lehnen, Forest Utilization and Marketing Specialist, Virginia Department of Forestry

Dr. Brian Bond, Department of Sustainable Biomaterials, Virginia Tech

Jim Hart, Brookside Farm Sawmill Services


 ISA and Sharp Logger CEUs will be available



Event date 11-07-2019 9:00 am
Event End Date 11-07-2019 3:30 pm
Registration Start Date 10-03-2019 11:00 am
Capacity 25
Registered 9
Available place 16
Cut off date 11-01-2019 5:00 pm
Individual Price $25.00

Did You Know:

  • 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.

  • Every state has an official State Tree. Virginia adopted the flowering dogwood Cornaceae Cornus floridaas the State Tree on February 24, 1956.  The dogwood is well distributed throughout the...

  • 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.

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

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

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

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

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

  • Most trees do not have a tap root.

Contact Trees Virginia

(434) 295 6401

900 Natural Resources Drive, Ste 800
Charlottesville, VA 22903

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Our Partners

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