Roanoke Workshop 2017

AGENDA ~ Canopy Counts - Planning for and Protecting Our Urban Forests"

2017 Roanoke Tree Health Care Workshop

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Trees Virginia has received a preferred lodging rate of $91.00/night (+taxes) at the Holiday Inn Tanglewood!  You can take advantage of this rate by clicking on this link to reserve a room.

Growing Healthy Organic Fruit Trees: 10 Secrets to Success

Susan Poizner, Orchard People

Planning Tools for Managing and Expanding the Urban Forest in Growing Communities

Karen Firehock, Green Infrastructure Center Inc.

Using i-Tree Eco and Streets to Prioritize Tree Management

Vincent Verweij, Arlington County

Guild’-ing the Lily: Improving Pest Management by Understanding Insect Feeding Groups

Dr. Gretchen Pettis, Bartlett Tree Research Laboratories

Concurrent Rotating Sessions: 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Introduction to Fruit Tree Care -  Susan Poizner, Orchard People

Demonstration of i-Tree -  Vincent Verweij, Arlington County

Up Close and Personal – A Diagnostician’s Eye View of Arthropod Pests Groups - 

Dr. Gretchen Pettis, Bartlett Tree Research Laboratories


Need Lodging?  Click here Trees Virginia to receive the preferred rate of $91.00/night at the Holiday Inn Tanglewood in Roanoke. 




Event Properties

Event date 03-08-2017 8:00 am
Event End Date 03-08-2017 3:00 pm
Capacity Unlimited
Registered 63
Cut off date 03-06-2017
Individual Price $75.00
Location Virginia Western Community College
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Did You Know:

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

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

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

  • Most trees do not have a tap root.

  • 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.

  • 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 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.

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

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Charlottesville, VA 22903

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