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Growing Trees in a Gravel Bed Stormwater Retention System as a Novel Approach to Stormwater Management in Urban Sites
Dense urban areas are typically covered by impervious surfaces used to construct roadways, parking lots, and sidewalks. Sealing over soils with impervious surfaces increases stormwater runoff volume and reduces water quality ...
Landscape Tree Inventory and Management Plan for the United Company Corporate Campus, Bristol, Virginia
(Virginia Tech, 2010-04-27)
The United Company’s corporate headquarters resides on 65 acres in a residential area just east of downtown Bristol, Virginia. The main office complex on the south side of campus is accented by a mixed landscape of trees, ...
Reducing the Conflict between Trees and Overhead Utility Lines through Public Awareness and Education
(Virginia Tech, 2016-09-08)
Trees in the built environment often have the potential to grow large enough to touch overhead utility lines, creating a dangerous interaction between the urban forest and utility infrastructure. The purpose of this project ...