Planning for Urban Trees

Registration Eligibility
Registered landscape architects and ISA certified arborists
Start Date
06/19/2018
End Date
06/19/2020
Description
Before trees are planted in the urban environment, a planning process should take place involving the understanding of what trees are existing, their health, what trees are desired and the best places to plant trees for long term success.

This course provides a comprehensive view of the processes necessary for proper tree planning. It discusses master plans, tree inventories, interpreting species diversification, identifying tree budget goals and the long term goals of a proper urban tree plan.
Distance Learning
Yes
Course Equivalency
No
Subjects
Horticulture / Plants
Urban Planning & Design
Health, Safety and Welfare
Yes
Hours
6.0
Learning Outcomes
- The reader will learn how to properly and comprehensively plan for trees in the urban environment.
- Landscape architects and arborists will understand the purpose and methods of inventorying existing trees before planning on new trees.
- Tree selections based on urban conditions and species diversity will be explained and described to provide the landscape architect with in-depth knowledge on this subject.
Instructors
Francisco Ferrini, Alessio Fini, Gordon Mann and Len Phillips (editor) with sources cited
Website Registration
Course Codes
GCE-6-1405
Provider
gibneyCE.com


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