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Roadside tree risk management by state departments of transportation in the Mid-Atlantic region
We conducted a pilot study in collaboration with Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) to ascertain current conditions and capabilities for roadside tree risk management by state departments of transportation (DOTs) ...
Urban wood utilization in Virginia, North Carolina, and Georgia: a comparison of industry practices and perceptions
(Dovetail Partners, Inc., 2017-11-01)
Urban areas in the United States – in the South and nationwide – have expanded rapidly over the last few decades. This expansion has led to an estimated 4 billion trees in urban areas across the U.S. If the broader ...
Optimizing landscape tree placement to conserve energy for heating and cooling residential structures
Landscape trees can help reduce energy consumption by shading homes in summer and by blocking winds in winter. Because most modern homes have automated climate control, homebuilders and homeowners often do not give much ...
Careers paths in urban forestry and arboriculture: linking higher education and professional advancement
Urban forestry and arboriculture are tightly coupled professions whose disciplinary origins and evolution are closely interwoven. Over the past 25 years, these professions have advanced rapidly as urban forests have emerged ...
Master Naturalist Opportunities with the Virginia Big Tree Program
Webinar presented as part of the monthly continuing education series for Virginia Master Naturalists
Small Tree and Utility Friendly Arboreta on Plants Map
Webinar co-hosted by Virginia Tech urban forestry program and Plants Map