NOVA RT February 20, 2014

1st Quarterly NOVA Urban Forestry Roundtable of 2014 - Thursday February 20, 2014

"Disaster Planning, Recovery and Response . . Urban Forestry Intersections" 

Trees are a valuable community asset, but when weather strikes they can become a problem.  Critical initial response time can be saved by having a plan and knowing how to respond.  It is equally important to deal with residual risk after the emergency subsides, identiying and pruing or removing trees that are damaged, but still stand.  Are you prepared? 

Please register no later than February 18.  There is no charge for Roundtable attendance.  Lunch is brown bag or you may purchase lunch for $10.00 as you register online.  If you are bringing your own lunch, please registerand put in comment field "will bring own lunch." 

Location:  Wetland Studies and Solutions, 5300 Wellington Branch Drive, Suite #100, Gainesville Virginia  20155

Call Becky Woodson @ 434.220.9024 or if you have questions.

Event Properties

Event date 02-20-2014 9:30 am
Event End Date 02-20-2014 2:00 am
Capacity Unlimited
Individual Price USD10.00
Location Wetland Studies and Solutions
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Did You Know:

  • 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%.

  • 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.

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

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

  • 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 trees do not have a tap root.

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

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