SUN-A06: Will the Trees Grow? Research and Experience with Soils Below Pavements

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ASLA Online Learning opportunities are open to all. ASLA members may purchase this presentation at a reduced rate.
Start Date
01/01/2017
End Date
01/01/2019
Description
For 35 years, landscape architects have designed systems to improve tree soil under pavement. The range of ideas entails different project costs and outcomes for trees. This session will examine current research into three approaches and conclude with practical experience using the most successful of the available options.
Distance Learning
Yes
Course Equivalency
No
Subjects
Horticulture / Plants
Health, Safety and Welfare
Yes
Hours
1.50
Learning Outcomes
Understand the methodology behind three current options to improve soil for trees under pavement.
Learn how to calculate the benefit efficiency of various approaches.
Hear case studies of successfully designing and installing large scale installations of soils below pavement.
Gain an understanding of the most current research and trends.
Instructors
James Urban, Tom Smiley, James Roche
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Provider
American Society of Landscape Architects


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