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                                                                                                                          Charlottesville, VA 22903
                                                                                                                          900 Natural Resources Drive, Suite 800
                                                                                                                          Trees Virginia
                                                                   CEU Credits Available
                                                                   Virginia Western Community College

                                                                                                        The Dirty Truth
Registration Form
     Registration Due by February 28, 2013
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pay through PayPal, or mail your registration                                                                                                                      The Dirty Truth
and payment to:
    Becky Woodson, Trees Virginia
    900 Natural Resources Drive, Suite 800
    Charlottesville, VA 22903
    (434) 220-9024;

Registration Fees
 General Registration ...............................$75
 Municipal/Non-Profit ..............................$65
 Student ...................................................$25
 After Feb. 28 & Walk-ins: ........................$85

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                          Make Check Payable to Trees Virginia.
                                                                                                                                                                   A Trees Virginia Workshop
                                                                                                                                                                        March 6, 2013
                                                                                                                                                                   Virginia Western Community College



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       Vegetarian Lunch
         No refunds after February 28, 2013
                                                                                                                                                                    Continuing Education Credits Available
   Trees... the Dirty Truth                                                                                    Cooperators
                                                                                                               The 13th annual Roanoke Tree Care Workshop
                                                                                                               is sponsored by Trees Virginia and hosted by
                                                                                                               Virginia Western Community College.

                       March 6, 2013; 8:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.                                                     Trees Virginia
                                   Virginia Western Community College                                           Virginia Western Community College
7:30 a.m. – 8:00 a.m.                                  10:15 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.                                  F.A. Bartlett Tree Expert Company
  Registration and Networking Breakfast                 “Understanding Nursery Production – From                Virginia Department of Forestry
                                                        Propagule to Tree”                                      Roanoke Valley Urban Forestry Council
8:00 a.m. – 8:30 a.m.
                                                         Increase you understanding of ornamental tree          MAC-ISA
  Welcome                                                production from start to finish when grown in
                                                                                                                USDA Forest Service
8:30 a.m. – 9:15 a.m.                                    containers or the field.
                                                                                                                Rainbow Tree Care
  “The Potential of Biochar for Tree                     Jim Owen, Asst. Professor of Horticulture, Hamptom
  Management”                                            Roads Agricultural Research and Extension Center
 Ancient practices may prove to be a new
                                                                                                               Continuing Education
                                                       11:00 a.m. – 11:45 a.m.
 tool for soil enhancement. This talk will              “New Tree and Plant Health Care                        Continuing Education Credits requested from
 review the potential use of biochar, a type of
 charcoal, to increase soil productivity. New           Opportunities for 2013”                                ISA, ASLA, VSLD, VNLA and SAF.
 research regarding the use of biochar as a soil         Discussion of new insect pests and control options,
 amendment will be presented.                            disease control and plant growth regulators.          Directions to VWCC
 Dr. Kelby Fite, Arboriculture Researcher, Bartlett      Jean A. Scott, Tree Healthcare Specialist,
 Tree Research Lab                                       Rainbow Tree Care                                     3094 Colonial Ave Southwest
                                                       12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m. Lunch provided                   Roanoke, VA 24015-4705
9:15 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.
                                                                                                               Park in the lower lots along Colonial Avenue (on the
  “The Role of Trees and Forests in                    1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.                                   left) and walk to Whitman Auditorium in the Business
  Managing Stormwater”                                   Three Concurrent Rotating Sessions:                   Science Building on the right side of Colonial Avenue.
 Discover how effective trees and forests are            1) Macro-Injection and Infusion Techniques
 at intercepting, infiltrating, consuming, and
 cleaning stormwater in our communities. Learn
                                                                Jean Scott, Rainbow Tree Care                  Information or Questions
 how much stormwater can be reduced, which               2) Not All Biochar is Created Equal
 trees to plant and where, simple retrofits that         Hands-on demonstration will show the differences      For information about lodging, exhibiting,
 work, and how municipalities are receiving              in Biochar products, some products proving better     sponsorship, scholarships or registration:
 credit for TMDLs and MS4 permits.                       than others.                                          Becky Woodson
 Vincent Cotrone, Urban Forester, Penn State                    Kelby Fite, Bartlett Tree Research Lab         (434) 220-9024
 Cooperative Extension
                                                         3) Propagation Issues We All Deal With      
10:00 a.m. – 10:15 a.m. Break                                   Jim Owen, Hampton Roads Agricultural           Trees Virginia does not discriminate on the basis of race, sex, sexual
                                                                                                               orientation, age, veteran status, national origin, religion or political affiliation.
                                                                Research and Extension Center

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