Important:  No "day of" (walk-ins) registrations permitted

Friday September 11, 2015 ~ Registration 9:00 a.m. ~ Field Work 9:30 to 2:30

Root Appreciation Day ~ An Outdoors, Hands-On Workshop

Prince William County Government Center, Development Services Building

5 County Complex Court - Room 202A/B

Woodbridge VA 22192





Event date 09-11-2015 9:00 am
Event End Date 09-11-2015 2:30 pm
Capacity 70
Available place 0
Cut off date 09-07-2015
Individual Price $5.00

We are no longer accepting registration for this event

Registration is now CLOSED for this event!

"Healthy Soils for Healthy Trees" 

Thanks to our sponsors:

Davey, The Care of Trees,Wetland Studies and Solutions and Plan-it Geo

November 5, 2015 - NOVA Urban Forestry Roundtable Conference

This conference will be held at

The Woodlands at Algonkian Regional Park

47001 Fairway Drive

Sterling VA  20165

This conference has been approved for 4.5 Certified Arborist ISA CEUs

Agenda:  2015: United Nations Year of the Soils Healthy Soils for a Healthy Tree

 The purpose of this conference is to underscore the importance of healthy soils to the urban forest and to explore current research and techniques for preventing and mitigating soil damage in the Northern Virginia environment.

The United Nations designated 2015 as the Year of Soils to highlight the importance of a resource that few people consider. 

Worldwide, there are dangers to soils from "expanding cities, deforestation, unsustainable land use and management practices,pollution, overgrazing and climate change. 

This conference has been approved for 4.5 ISA CEU's

You can pay with debit/credit card using PayPal

(you do not need to have PayPal account) or you may pay by check

Make check payable to Trees Virginia

(Mail-in registration form is available on agenda).



Event date 11-05-2015 8:00 am
Event End Date 11-05-2015 4:00 pm
Capacity 100
Available place 13
Cut off date 11-03-2015
Individual Price $100.00


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


Online registration is now available for the March 16, 2016. 

There is no fee to attend this event.

Hampton Roads Urban Forest Roundtable

This Roundtable will be held at the Hampton Roads Planning District Commission

723 Woodlake Drive, Chesapeake VA  23320

"Urban Forests:  Adapting to Climate Change"

Welcome and Introduction 9:00 to 910

 9:10 to 10:05:  Green Infrastructure: Flooding & Sea Level Rise Adaptation
Thomas Quattlebaum, Chesapeake Bay Foundation

10:05 - 10:15 Break

10:15 - 11:05: Managing in the Face of Risk and Uncertainty
 Jim McGlone, Virginia Department of Forestry

11:05 - 11:10 Break

11:10 - 11:40: Alternative Trees for Urban Forest Diversity
Michelle Baudanza, Virginia Beach Parks & Recreation

Event date 03-16-2016 9:00 am
Event End Date 03-16-2016 12:00 pm
Capacity Unlimited

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

Did You Know:

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

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

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

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

  • 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%.

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

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

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

Contact Trees Virginia

(434) 295 6401

900 Natural Resources Drive, Ste 800
Charlottesville, VA 22903

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