SEVA Roundtable

Registration is now CLOSED for this event due to limited space

Southeast Virginia (SEVA) Urban Forestry Roundtable

Tuesday October 29, 2019

Location:  Great Bridge Battlefield and Waterways Historic Park (GBBWHP)

 AGENDA


 

Learn about:  

Site history and tree connection with Ms. Lynn Olsen, Executive Director of GBBWHP

Climate Change and the Effects on the Urban Landscape - Jason Heizer, Bartlett Tree Experts

Tour the Historic Park - History, Trail and Trees with Ed Bradley

Tour the Nature Trail - History, Trial and Trees with Mr. Gerald Hartis, GBBWHP docent

 

 

 

 

Event Properties

Event date 10-29-2019 9:00 am
Event End Date 10-29-2019 12:00 pm
Registration Start Date 09-25-2019 5:00 pm
Capacity 50
Registered 50
Available place 0
Cut off date 10-10-2019 12:00 pm
Location Great Bridge Battlefield and Waterways History Foundation
We are no longer accepting registration for this event

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Did You Know:

  • 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.

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

  • Most trees do not have a tap root.

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

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

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

  • 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.

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

Contact Trees Virginia

(434) 295 6401

900 Natural Resources Drive, Ste 800
Charlottesville, VA 22903

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Our Partners

American Grove     Virginia Department of Forestry     Mid-Atlantic Chapter International Society of Arboriculture