Roanoke Workshop 2019

March 6, 2019 Roanoke Tree Health Care Workshop

 

AGENDA:  Trees, Construction and Uninvited Guests

Virginia Western Community College

3099 Colonial Avenue SW

Business Science Building - Whitman Theatre

 

Roanoke VA  24015

Come learn about managing trees during construction, strength loss and safety while working in EAB comprised trees the ecology and impact of invasive species invasive species management

 We have applied for ISA and SAF CEUs

Need Lodging?  

The Holiday Inn Tanglewood has offered a special room rate of $99.00 plus tax for attendees. 

Click here Holiday Inn Tanglewood to make your reservation.   

 

$85.00 General Registration

$75.00 Municipal/Non-Profit

$55.00 Tree Stewards, Master Gardeners & Master Naturalists

Event Properties

Event date 03-06-2019 7:15 am
Event End Date 03-06-2019 3:30 pm
Registration Start Date 01-24-2019 2:00 pm
Capacity Unlimited
Registered 85
Cut off date 03-03-2019 3:00 pm
Individual Price $85.00
Location Virginia Western Community College
We are no longer accepting registration for this event

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Did You Know:

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

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

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

  • 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.

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

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

  • 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.

Contact Trees Virginia

(434) 295 6401

900 Natural Resources Drive, Ste 800
Charlottesville, VA 22903

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Our Partners

American Grove     Virginia Department of Forestry     Mid-Atlantic Chapter International Society of Arboriculture