FRI-D05: Preconstruction Management of Valuable Tree and Soil Resources

Start Date
10/19/2018
End Date
10/19/2018
Description
This session will identify methodologies to reduce impacts on trees scheduled to remain on a project. The session starts with a discussion of organic amendments, followed by a SITES v2 discussion on tree/soils management, and finishing with a presentation on implementing SITES for the first time on a BeltLine park.
Location
Philadelphia, PA
Distance Learning
No
Course Equivalency
No
Subjects
Horticulture / Plants
Health, Safety and Welfare
Yes
Hours
1.50
Learning Outcomes
1. Understand the importance of engaging an ISA Certified Arborist in the initial site evaluation of a proposed project 2. Gain a comprehension of how the complexities of tree conservation on construction sites can be mitigated via utilization of SITE v2 3. Learn a variety of methodologies utilized to protect valuable tree resources for long-term survivability 4. Learn that successful tree conservation begins at the design phase of project
Instructors
Kevin Burke, ASLA; David Dechant, LEED AP, SITES AP; Christopher W.. Fields-Johnson; ;
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Provider
American Society of Landscape Architects


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