Biochar: An Emerging Tool for Improving the Health and Survivability of Urban Trees

Start Date
05/31/2016
End Date
05/31/2018
Description
What is Biochar? How is Biochar made? What has the research shown? Where has this been used before in some case studies? What type of challenges exist with the use of Biochar? All of these questions will be answered in this webinar. There will be a discussion about why Biochar is important. Recent research will be presented. And a discussion of what practitioners need to know when incorporating it into their designs. Case studies and some of the challenges will be presented and discussed.
Distance Learning
Yes
Course Equivalency
No
Subjects
Urban Planning & Design
Health, Safety and Welfare
Yes
Hours
1.0
Learning Outcomes
1. Learn what is Biochar, and how is it made.
2. Understand what the research has shown about the use of biochar on the health and survivability of urban trees.
3. Comprehend what challenges the use of biochar faces and what a practitioner needs to know when using biochar.
Instructors
Peter MacDonagh, FASLA and Kelby Fite, PhD and VP and Director of Barlett Tree Laboratory
Website Registration
Course Codes
LA - 16005
Provider
ISDM


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