Waynesboro Workshop 2015


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Friday September 18, 2015

"Reveling in the Magnificence of Trees"

The 20th Anniversary of the Waynesboro Tree Health Care Workshop and

ArborMaster Training will not disappoint!

Some of the industry's finest authorities will be presenting.

Registration, Networking and Exhibits:  7:15 to 8:00

Workshop:  8:00 to 4:00


CLICK HERE to REGISTER and for more information!


Reveling in the Magnificence of Trees

Bryce Lane, Lecturer, Retired NC State University Department of Horticulture


Trees and Turf:  An Antagonistic Relationship

Joe Murray, Consulting Arborist - Tree Literacy, LLC


Climate Changing our Landscapes - Believe It or Else!

Neil Hendrickson, PhD - Bartlett Tree Research Laboratory


Root Explosion!  Missouri Gravel Beds

Eric Kuehler, Technology Transfer Specialist - US Forest Service

Lowe Sharpe, Urban Forestry Program Coordinator-SC Forestry Commission


Afternoon Session - Outdoors at Ridgeview Park

Participants will rotate between the following stations


Station 1:  Lichens 101-Joe Murray, Tree Literacy LLC


Station 2:  American Chestnut-Bringing Back a Mighty Giant

Matt Brinckman, Science Coordinator, American Chestnut Foundation


Station 3:  Missouri Gravel Bed Demonstration

Eric Kuehler, US Forest Service & Lowe Sharpe, SC Forestry Commission


Station 4:  A Closer Look at Soils - Dr. Neil Hendrickson, Bartlett Tree Research Laboratory





Event Properties

Event date 09-18-2015 8:00 am
Event End Date 09-18-2015 4:00 pm
Capacity Unlimited
Location Best Western Inn & Conference Center

Location Map

Did You Know:

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

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

  • 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%.

  • 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...

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

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

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

  • Most trees do not have a tap root.

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

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