Tree Planting in the 21st Century – Course # GCE: 1-1801
Registered landscape architects and ISA certified arborists
This course provides the reader with a comprehensive description of new tree planting methods developed over the past twenty years based on a better understanding of tree physiology, root zones and the soil volumes needed by trees for long term vitality and sustainability. Examples of these methods are explained and illustrated with three case studies from New York, Chicago and Toronto.
Horticulture / Plants
Sustainable Development & Design
Urban Planning & Design
Health, Safety and Welfare
1.Readers will learn the terminology and definitions associated with current tree planting methods.
2.Landscape architects will be able to compare methods and costs associated with the use of CU soil, the Stockholm Solution and Soil Cells.
3.Utilization of storm water mitigation through the use of bio-retention methods and porous pavements will be explained and landscape architects will be able to use these methods immediately in their practice.
Len Phillips and R W Gibney editors with sources cited
# GCE: 1-1801
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