The Tree Course

Registration Eligibility
None
Start Date
07/29/2020
End Date
07/29/2020
Description
This 6.5 live lecture presentation examines the functional and aesthetic benefits of trees, tree biology, soils and tree health, tree/site selection, trees and risk management, tree problem identification, and current threats to trees.
Distance Learning
Yes
Course Equivalency
No
Subjects
Horticulture / Plants
Health, Safety and Welfare
Yes
Hours
6.50
Learning Outcomes
Learners will be able to identify and describe the many function and aesthetic benefits of trees.

Learners will be able to select appropriate and preferred trees to particular development sites, optimally place trees in the site design, understand planting techniques, and explain to owners the process of maintaining trees.

Learners will be able to discuss tree biology and anatomy, preferred site and soil characteristics, water management, and they will be able to identify tree problems and treatment options.

Learners will be able to identify and describe current threats to trees, including the Emerald Ash Borer, Southern Pine Beetle, Crape Myrtle Scale, Hemlock Wooley Adelgid, Gypsy Moth, Thousand Cankers Disease, Bacterial Leaf Scorch, and Sudden Oak Death.
Instructors
Marty Shaw
Website Registration
Course Codes
061820WBIRM
Provider
HalfMoon Education Inc.


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