April 16, 2015 Hampton Roads Urban Forest Roundtable

 Hampton Roads Urban Forest Roundtable

Specifying, Selecting and Planting QualityTrees

April 16, 2015 - 9:00 to 1:00 p.m.

Hampton Roads Agricultural and Research Extension Center

1444 Diamond Springs Road, Virginia Beach VA

3 ISA CEUs offered for attending the entire session in the following categories:

(Certified Arborist, Municipal Specialist and Board Certified Master Arborist)

Meeting in class room 125 at the Hampton Roads Agricultural Research and Extension Center.  After a brief introduction, we will walk outside to the demonstration areas.  The majority of the meeting will be held outside, so please dress appropriately.  Lunch will be provided by Trees Virginia. 

Please contact Jack Erwin @ jack.erwin@norfolk.gov or 757.664.4751 or Susan French at sfrench@vb.gov.com or 757.385.4076 to register and for more information.

Trees Virginia organizes one-day quarterly “roundtables for professional arborists, planners, engineers, landscape architects, tree stewards and all interested citizens throughout Virginia at various times during the year. These Urban Forestry Roundtables bring together our community to exchange ideas, present news, discuss issues, listen to presentations and further educate our community about trees and the important roll they fulfill in our society.

All Hampton Roads Urban Forest Roundtables are held at the Hampton Roads Planning District Commission (with exception of April 16, 2015 which will be held at the Hampton Roads Agricultural and Research Extension Center, 1444 Diamond Springs Road, Virginia Beach-click DETAILS below for map) at 723 Woodlake Drive, Chesapeake VA  23320.

The meetings begin at 9:00 and run until 1:00. Lunch is included and sponsored by Trees Virginia.


Event Properties

Event date 04-16-2015 9:00 am
Event End Date 04-16-2015 1:00 pm
Capacity Unlimited
Location Hampton Roads Agricultural and Research and Education Center

Location Map

Did You Know:

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

  • 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...

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

  • Most trees do not have a tap root.

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

  • 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.

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

  • 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.

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

Contact Trees Virginia

(434) 295 6401

900 Natural Resources Drive, Ste 800
Charlottesville, VA 22903

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