July 29, 2014 Hampton Roads Urban Forest Roundtable

Please see attached agenda for the July 29, 2014 Urban Forest Roundtable of Hampton Roads, Responding and Reporting for Urban Forest Disasters.  

Mark your calendar and RSVP to Jack Erwin at jack.erwin@norfolk.gov by July 23, 2014. Lunch is provided and sponsored by Trees Virginia. 

If you would like to share community tree activities with the Roundtable, please email a brief description by July 25th  to Susan French at sfrench@vbgov.com and we will announce them at the meeting.

Directions to the Hampton Roads Planning District Commission are available at: http://www.hrpdc.org/page/contact

Please contact Jack Erwin at 757.664.4751 or Susan French at 757.385.4076 for more information.


Event Properties

Event date 07-29-2014 9:00 am
Event End Date 07-29-2014 1:00 pm
Capacity Unlimited
Location Hampton Roads Planning District Commission

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Did You Know:

  • 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.

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

  • 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...

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

  • In one day, one large tree can lift up to 100 gallons of water out of the ground and discharge it into the air.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Most trees do not have a tap root.

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