This is a 6.5 hour live lecture presentation with the instructors and students together in the same room. It will be conducted in a handicap-accessible conference room with ample seating space and writing surface for all attendees. Bound written materials, authored by the faculty, will be distributed to all participants at the program. Attendance will be monitored and reported to LA/CES.
This course covers the scientific, economic and aesthetic value of trees, the key to healthy mature trees, trees as design elements, tree maintenance and threats to trees.
Horticulture / Plants
Health, Safety and Welfare
Learners will be able to articulate the scientific, economic, and aesthetic benefits of trees.
Learners will be able to discuss the elements required for healthy trees, including soil conditions, root development, necessary oxygen, minimal stress, and native versus non-native species selection.
Learners will be able to identify common site conditions that challenge survival and success of trees.
Learners will be able to describe threats to trees, including those of biotic and abiotic nature, neglect, and lack of proactive measures.
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