NOVA RT May 10, 2019

Registration is now closed for this event as we are at capacity for the meeting space!

Northern Virginia Urban Forestry Roundtable - May 10, 2019

Sign in and Networking:  9:30 

Last Session Begins:  1:00

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 AGENDA:  "How Do We Communicate the Importance of Urban Trees?"

This Roundtable will explore different outreach and education projects throughout northern region.

Some have staff with budgets; others have access to communication professionals while many are all volunteers, using printed material while others use social media.

The purpose of this event is for attendees to gather ideas for replication in their jurisdiction and to identify potential partnerships and volunteer opportunities.

Registration fee for everyone is $10.00.  If you would like a catered lunch, the total is $20.00. 

Event Properties

Event date 05-10-2019 9:00 am
Event End Date 05-10-2019 1:00 pm
Registration Start Date 03-22-2019 4:00 pm
Capacity 74
Registered 69
Available place 5
Cut off date 05-06-2019 12:00 pm
Individual Price $10.00
Location Northern Virginia Regional Commission
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Did You Know:

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

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

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

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

  • 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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