Register now for the October 23, 2017 Southeast Virginia (SEVA) Urban Forestry Roundtable

AGENDA:  Urban Tree Resources and Challenges

Come learn about tree planting specifications from the Urban Tree Foundation and attend a discussion panel with your local municipal arborists about signage conflicts, root zones, and tree replacement programs. Also, Langley Air Force Base will be joining us to discuss their new tree inventory project being conducted in partnership with the Peninsula Master Gardener Tree Stewards. 

There is no fee for this event; deadline for registration is October 20.  

Hampton Roads Agricultural Research and Extension Center (HRAREC) 

 1444 Diamond Springs Road

Virginia Beach, VA 23456

Event date 10-23-2017 9:00 am
Event End Date 10-23-2017 12:30 pm
Registration Start Date 09-20-2017
Capacity Unlimited
Cut off date 10-19-2017 10:00 am

We are no longer accepting registration for this event

Registration is now CLOSED for this event!

March 15, 2018 NOVa Roundtable

Thanks to Wetlands Studies and Solutions LLC in Gainesville VA

for hosting this event!

3-14-18 UPDATED AGENDA:  How Do We Know Trees We've Planted Are Surviving and Thriving?

In addition to local knowledge, experience and connections (i.e., the heart of the Roundtable), this event will also feature a guest who has studied this issue extensively. 

Lara Roman, PhD, US Forest Service Research Ecologist will present studies of how other jurisdictions throughout the nation deal with limited staffing and budgets to monitor their trees survival and growth.




Event date 03-15-2018 9:30 am
Event End Date 03-15-2018 2:00 pm
Registration Start Date 01-23-2018
Capacity 56
Available place 4
Cut off date 03-08-2018


NOVA Roundtable -  Monday June 11, 2018

AGENDA:  "Revisiting Air Quality:  The Tree Factor"

Fairfax County Public Safety Headquarters Building, FASST Room #2102

Fairfax VA  22035


No walk-ins will be allowed at this event

All attendees must show photo ID to access the building 


The NOVA Roundtables began in 2005 with the first ever conference titled

"Cleaning the Air with Virginia's Trees"

Thirteen years later, we will be revisiting air quality by looking at Virginia's regulatory framework and discussing recent research on the link between air quality and urban trees. We will also discuss the air quality challenges of urbanized areas and efforts underway, through targeted tree planting, as a localized tool to combat air pollution.  





Event date 06-11-2018 9:30 am
Event End Date 06-11-2018 2:30 pm
Registration Start Date 05-09-2018
Capacity Unlimited
Cut off date 06-07-2018
Individual Price $10.00

We are no longer accepting registration for this event

Managing Urban Trees After Major Weather Events:  The “Zombie Tree” Phenomenon

Wednesday, October 31, 2018

 Hampton Roads Agricultural Research and Extension Center

1444 Diamond Springs Rd. Virginia Beach, VA 23456


9:00 - 9:15 Welcome and Introductions

9:15 – 10:00 Zombie Trees – Post Harvey Lessons

Paul Johnson, Texas A&M Forest Service, Urban Forest Strike Team


10:00 - 11:00 The Dos and Don’ts of FEMA Emergency Tree Removals – Lessons Learned

from Matthew  - Monica Sherwood, Administrative Analyst for Landscape Management, City of

Virginia Beach

11:00 - 11:15 Break

11:15 - 12:00 Davey Tree Damage Documentation Program 

 Shirley Vaughn, Regional Business Developer, Davey Resource Group

Event date 10-31-2018 9:00 am
Event End Date 10-31-2018 12:00 pm
Registration Start Date 08-31-2018 2:00 pm
Capacity 80
Available place 5
Cut off date 10-29-2018

We are no longer accepting registration for this event

Save the Date for the next SEVA Roundtable - March 27, 2019

AGENDA The Big Tree Hunt:  Hampton Roads Edition

 Registration is FREE and is now open!

Event date 03-27-2019 9:00 am
Event End Date 03-27-2019 12:00 pm
Registration Start Date 02-27-2019 1:30 pm
Capacity 80
Available place 0
Cut off date 03-25-2019 8:00 am

We are no longer accepting registration for this event

Did You Know:

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

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

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

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

  • 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.

  • 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...

  • 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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