Arbor Day Demo 2011

Trees Virginia sponsors and organizes yearly in-depth workshops in Waynesboro and Roanoke. The Waynesboro workshop is usually the 3rd week in September and is in partnership with Waynesboro Parks and Recreation, the Virginia Department of Forestry and MAC-ISA. The Roanoke workshop usually takes place in March in partnership with VA Department of Forestry and MAC-ISA. These workshops have grown in popularity during the last couple of years (with attendance at the Waynesboro workshop reaching more then 200) and Roanoke’s attendance over 100). Trees Virginia also holds other workshops with various partners such as Virginia Tech. Additionally a conference is organized every two years in Northern Virginia. 

Upcoming Workshop & Conference Events

Roanoke Urban Tree Health Care Workshop March 7, 2018 - "Making Treemendous Community Impact


Click here for news article by Shannon Brennan:  "For the Love of Nature:  Urban Tree Suffer Shortened Lifespan"  

Waynesboro Urban Tree Health Care Workshop September 15, 2017


Roanoke Tree Health Care Workshop:  "Canopy Counts:  Planning for and Protecting Our Urban Forests

Click here for news article by Shannon Brennan about preserving urban tree canopy!

Click here for news article by Shannon Brennan:  "Thoughts on Growing Fruit Trees Organically"

Waynesboro Urban Tree Health Care Workshop September 18, 2015 - 20th Annual Workshop "Reveling in the Magnificence of Trees"

Click here for news article about the recent "Reveling in the Magnificence of Trees" Workshop

Waynesboro Urban Tree Health Care Workshop
September 20, 2013, 18th Annual Waynesboro Tree Care Workshop - Weathering the Storm and ArborMaster Tree Training.

Roanoke Tree Care Workshop
May 22, 2013, Trees, the DirtyTruth

Other Workshops
August 2012 – Workshops held in Culpeper, Virginia Beach and Lynchburg: Trees in Virginia - What We Have, What We Want, and How We Get There. Presentations.

NOVA Urban Forestry Conferences

November 9, 2017, 6th Biennial NOVa Urban Forestry Conference:  "Urban Forest for Your Health:  How Trees Can Save Your Life"

November 19, 2013, 5th Biennial NOVA Urban Forestry Conference: "Planning for Climate Resiliency in the Urban Forest"

November 18, 2011, 4th Biennial:  NOVA Urban Forestry Conference: Make Room for Trees: The Urban Forest Continuum
A vibrant forest canopy in urban, suburban and urbanizing areas faces many challenges.  Some of these we are well acquainted with but continue to struggle with.  New challenges await us on the horizon.  This conference covered exploration and discussion of the issues, and solutions to problems of the Urban Forest Canopy in Virginia for the next 100 years. 

Did You Know:

  • Most trees do not have a tap root.

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

  • 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%.

  • 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...

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

  • 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.

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

  • 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.

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