This course examines the many functions of trees for both the exterior and interior of buildings, tree biology and health,trees as elements of design, preserving trees during construction, tree maintenance and protection plans after construction, and environmental threats, pests, disease, and other risks. This is a 6.5 hour live lecture presentation with the instructor and learners together in the same room. Bound written materials will be distributed.
Horticulture / Plants
Health, Safety and Welfare
Learners will be able to identify and describe the indoor and outdoor and functions of trees, including wind breaks, passive cooling, pollution reduction, aesthetic appeal, wildlife habitat, and economic.
Learners will be able to consider trees as elements of design and be able to align tree characteristics with the site and be able to discuss the advantages and disadvantages of of native species and non-native species.
Learners will be able to implement strategies to preserve trees during construction and be able to discuss tree planning and design in construction documents.
Learners will be able to implement post-construction plans for tree maintenance and health and the handling of environmental threats, pests, disease and other risks.
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