Designing Trees into the Urban Landscape & Integrating Stormwater Management

Start Date
12/31/2017
End Date
12/31/2019
Description
This course will provide instruction on the latest methods and techniques in tree planting, covering all aspects from complete tree pit systems, to including how to integrate storm-water management, bio-retention and storm-water retention into tree pit designs. Time will be spent reviewing the benefits of how structural soil cells can provide a healthy sustainable urban forest, plus technical information to show that these types of systems can and do meet all the necessary demands from engineers, arborists and landscape architects.
Distance Learning
Yes
Course Equivalency
No
Subjects
Site Planning
Sustainable Development & Design
Urban Planning & Design
Water / Stormwater Management
Health, Safety and Welfare
Yes
Hours
1.0
Learning Outcomes
1. Gain a thorough understanding of tree literate design.
2. Learn about the need for, and benefits of, healthy sustainable urban forests.
3. Explore the various values of the urban forest.
4. Understand how treeplanting can be used in stormwater design.
Instructors
Jeremy Bailey, Craig Melvin, Shane Carpani, Matthew Werle
Website Registration
Course Codes
GBUUrbanLandscape
Provider
GreenBlue Urban


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