March 16, 2016 Hampton Roads Urban Forest Roundtable


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Hampton Roads Urban Forest Roundtable

This Roundtable will be held at the Hampton Roads Planning District Commission

723 Woodlake Drive, Chesapeake VA  23320

"Urban Forests:  Adapting to Climate Change"

Welcome and Introduction 9:00 to 910

 9:10 to 10:05:  Green Infrastructure: Flooding & Sea Level Rise Adaptation
Thomas Quattlebaum, Chesapeake Bay Foundation

10:05 - 10:15 Break

10:15 - 11:05: Managing in the Face of Risk and Uncertainty
 Jim McGlone, Virginia Department of Forestry

11:05 - 11:10 Break

11:10 - 11:40: Alternative Trees for Urban Forest Diversity
Michelle Baudanza, Virginia Beach Parks & Recreation

Event Properties

Event date 03-16-2016 9:00 am
Event End Date 03-16-2016 12:00 pm
Capacity Unlimited
Location Hampton Roads Planning District Commission
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Did You Know:

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

  • 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.

  • 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.

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

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

  • 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...

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

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