Registration was closed before the advertised date of February 22

as this event is at capacity for the room size. 


The next NOVA Urban Forestry Roundtable is scheduled for February 25, 2016! 

"Building Better Urban Soils:  Soil Amendments"

This Urban Forestry Roundtable will be held at Wetland Studies and Solutions Inc. (a Davey group)

5300 Wellington Branch Drive in Gainesville Virginia  20155

Please NOTE:

and Networking begins @ 9:30

Welcome by Mike Rolband begins @ 10:00

ISA Credits:  This event has been approved for 2.5 CEUs for Certified Arborists

ASLA credits:  this event has been approved for 2.0 ASLA credits

Urban foresters have long known that good soil quality makes for healthy, long-lived trees that can weather the ups and downs of droughts and the stresses of urban living. Although urban soils are often poor, there are ways to counteract “compacted urban soil syndrome.” This roundtable will look at the research surrounding current soil amendments and examine costs and benefits of two:  biosolids and biochar.

There is a $5.00 registration fee for everyone attending.

The total registration fee is $15.00 if you would like lunch provided.

Event date 02-25-2016 9:30 am
Event End Date 02-25-2016 4:00 pm
Capacity Unlimited
Cut off date 02-22-2016
Individual Price $5.00


The Roanoke Valley Urban Forestry Council and Trees Virginia present

The Risky Business of Trees:  Care and Planning for a Health Future

ISA CEUS:  This program has been approved for a TOTAL of 6 ISA CEUs (4 for a.m.; 2 for p.m.)

SAF Credits:  This program has been approved for 4.5 Category 1-CF Hours.

  • Why Do Trees Die? - Dr. Rex Bastian, The Care of Trees and Davey

As arborists, we recognize that trees die.  Our clients commonly expect their trees to live long, trouble-free lives.  When they don't, our clients look to us for an explanation.  Knowledge of these principles will enable us to become better arborists by understanding the rigors trees face on a day to day basis. 

  •  Determining Tree Risk Thresholds - Mark Duntemann, Natural Path Urban Forestry Consultants

Much of our understanding of tree risk is driven by high-profile, tree-related litigation, perpetuating the poor understanding of risk.  Risk is managed over time by implementing thoughtful risk reduction strategies. 

  •  Tree Selection and Climate Change - Dr. Richard Olsen - U. S. National Arboretum

How does one go about selecting and planting urban trees appropriate to both current and projected climate conditions?  Current models, research tools and scrutiny of the world's temperate flora provide insights on how to move forward with planting a resilient and diverse urban forest. 

  •  Urban Forestry Emergency Management Planning - Mark Duntemann, Natural Path Urban Forestry Consultants

When the next significant storm event will occur in Virginia is unknown, but our collective understanding is that it will occur.  This session will provide historic insights on the three elements of storm preparedness:  planning, response and recovery.

REGISTER NOW for this exciting workshop!

Event date 03-09-2016 8:00 am
Event End Date 03-09-2016 3:00 pm
Capacity Unlimited
Cut off date 03-04-2016
Individual Price $75.00

We are no longer accepting registration for this event


The next NOVA Urban Forestry Roundtable is scheduled for August 30, 2016!

There is ONLY a $5.00 registration fee for this event

Lunch is available for individual purchase at the Government Center Cafeteria the day of the Roundtable

NEW!  This event has been approved for 3.5 ISA CEUs

Click title for agenda

Forest Health Challenges:  Locality Planning and Response

Hear local jurisdictions experiences with widespread forest health issues-readiness strategies-what worked and what didn't.   Most Urban Forestry Departments have plans in place to deal with hurricanes but what about future onslaughts from invasive pests and diseases? 

12000 Fairfax County Government Center, Conference Rooms 9-10, Fairfax VA  22035


Event date 08-30-2016 9:30 am
Event End Date 08-30-2016 2:30 pm
Capacity Unlimited
Individual Price $5.00

We are no longer accepting registration for this event

NEW!  This event has been approved for 6.5 ISA CEUs

Register now for the

Waynesboro Tree Health Care Workshop and ArborMaster Training

Reveling in the Magnificence of Trees

Friday September 16, 2016 in Waynesboro Virginia

On behalf of Waynesboro Parks & Recreation, Trees Virginia, and the Virginia Department of Forestry, we are pleased to present the 21st annual Waynesboro Tree Workshop: Reveling in the Magnificence of Trees and ArborMaster Training. The workshop is divided into two tracks, ArborMaster and Lecture. The ArborMaster track teaches hands-on techniques and skills vital for tree climbers, groundsmen, and anyone in the production side of tree work. The lecture track is divided into two sessions of indoor lectures and outdoor demonstrations and is geared towards those working in municipalities, government agencies, and private industry. There is something for everyone at this workshop and regardless of track, you will be hearing from arboriculture and urban forestry experts. 

Event date 09-16-2016
Event End Date 09-16-2016
Capacity Unlimited

We are no longer accepting registration for this event

A similar event is being planned for November 10 in Newport News

More information available soon!

This event has been approved for 4.75 ISA CEUS


 Expanding Business Opportunities in Small and Urbanizing Forests

Managing, Harvesting and Utilizing Urban Trees

 Thursday October 20 in Gainesville VA 

 Who Should Attend

Arborists, landscape professionals, local wood users,

tree care companies and small loggers.


This workshop is sponsored by the USDA Forest Service,

hosted by the Virginia Department of Forestry and Trees Virginia

and supported by MAC-ISA.

Event date 10-20-2016 8:00 am
Event End Date 10-20-2016 4:00 pm
Capacity 40
Available place 12
Cut off date 10-17-2016
Individual Price $20.00

We are no longer accepting registration for this event

Did You Know:

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

  • 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 the largest living organisms on earth: some coastal redwoods are more than 360 feet tall.

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

  • 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%.

  • 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.

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

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

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

Contact Trees Virginia

(434) 295 6401

900 Natural Resources Drive, Ste 800
Charlottesville, VA 22903

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