The Tree Course: Science, Design, and Sustainability

Start Date
07/15/2022
End Date
07/15/2022
Description
This course examines the scientific, economic and aesthetic benefits of trees, the science of healthy and mature trees, trees are design elements, trees and site requirements, trees that outlive designs, and threats to trees.
Distance Learning
Yes
Course Equivalency
No
Subjects
Horticulture / Plants
Health, Safety and Welfare
Yes
Hours
6.50
Learning Outcomes
Learning Outcome 1:
Learners will be able to describe the environmental, social, health, and economic benefits of trees.

Learning Outcome 2:
Learners will be able to discuss the biology and anatomy of trees, including the interaction between soils, roots, oxygen, and stress.

Learning Outcome 3:
Learners will be able to explain the concepts of trees as design elements and part of the infrastructure in the built environment.

Learning Outcome 4:
Learners will be able to identify and describe threats to trees, including biotic and abiotic threats and neglect. Learners will be able to identify preventative measures to maintain healthy trees and increase longevity.
Instructors
John Palmer, BCMA
Course Codes
W071522TREECS
Provider
HalfMoon Education Inc.


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