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The Lecture Track is geared toward those working in municipalities, government agencies and private industry.  This track will be held at the Best Western Plus Waynesboro Inn and Suites Conference Center at 109 Appletree Lane, Waynesboro VA 22980. 

The Lecture Track presenters and topics are:  

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Event date 12-06-2018 7:15 am
Event End Date 12-06-2018 4:00 pm
Registration Start Date 09-12-2018
Capacity Unlimited
Cut off date 12-02-2018 8:00 am
Individual Price $85.00

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AGENDA:  Grading Logs, Lumber and Proper Wood Drying Techniques 

November 7, 2019 workshop 

908 Natural Resources Drive (VDOF Warehouse) 

Charlottesville VA  22903


This workshop will feature log grading and scaling, and a

demonstration of different techniques for sawing hardwoods for grade lumber.

There will be sawmilling demonstrations, lumber grading, and also an introduction to

several different lumber drying options for small operators.



Joe Lehnen, Forest Utilization and Marketing Specialist, Virginia Department of Forestry

Dr. Brian Bond, Department of Sustainable Biomaterials, Virginia Tech

Jim Hart, Brookside Farm Sawmill Services


 ISA and Sharp Logger CEUs will be available



Event date 11-07-2019 9:00 am
Event End Date 11-07-2019 3:30 pm
Registration Start Date 10-03-2019 11:00 am
Capacity 25
Available place 7
Cut off date 11-04-2019 5:00 pm
Individual Price $25.00

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Dear Roanoke Workshop Attendees:  

As ever, the safety and well-being of our workshop speakers and attendees is of the utmost importance to Trees Virginia.

Like you, we have been monitoring the COVID-19 situation closely and following the guidelines from the Center of Disease Control and the Virginia Department of Health.

Due to the impending circumstances, the workshop set to be held Wednesday, March 18, 2020  has been cancelled.

Refunds will be issued for your registration fees and we sincerely apologize for any inconvenience.

Please contact Holiday Inn Tanglewood directly 540.767.6454 for lodging refund.  

Please contact us if you have any questions.



Event date 03-18-2020 8:00 am
Event End Date 03-12-2020 1:30 pm
Registration Start Date 01-09-2020 10:00 am
Capacity Unlimited
Cut off date 03-12-2020 1:30 pm
Individual Price $85.00

Did You Know:

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

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

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

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

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

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

  • Most trees do not have a tap root.

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

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

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

Contact Trees Virginia

(434) 295 6401

900 Natural Resources Drive, Ste 800
Charlottesville, VA 22903

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