Protection our Forests with Species Diversity

Registration Eligibility
Landscape Architects and other design professionals
Start Date
01/14/2019
End Date
01/14/2019
Description
Illinois’ residents want to live in communities shaded by mature trees, but the health of our trees is threatened by extreme weather and growing exposure to pests and diseases. Learn what green industry professionals can do to encourage healthier trees
Location
Springfield, IL
Distance Learning
No
Course Equivalency
No
Subjects
Horticulture / Plants
Sustainable Development & Design
Health, Safety and Welfare
Yes
Hours
1.0
Learning Outcomes
Teach about underrepresented species in the landscape and discuss the impacts of diversity.
Provide tools to use with customers to help select the right trees to plant within specific sites.
Define planting techniques and how to combat certain threats
Instructors
Melissa Custic; Chicago Region Trees Initiative Coordinator, The Morton Arboretum
Website Registration
Course Codes
Provider
Illinois Chapter ASLA


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