Tree Planting in the 21st Century – Course # GCE: 1-1801

Registration Eligibility
Registered landscape architects and ISA certified arborists
Start Date
03/13/2018
End Date
03/13/2020
Description
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.
Distance Learning
Yes
Course Equivalency
No
Subjects
Horticulture / Plants
Site Planning
Sustainable Development & Design
Urban Planning & Design
Health, Safety and Welfare
Yes
Hours
1.0
Learning Outcomes
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.
Instructors
Len Phillips and R W Gibney editors with sources cited
Website Registration
Course Codes
# GCE: 1-1801
Provider
gibneyCE.com


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