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Presenter: Ronald D. Flanagan and 5 more

Seminar Date:

Seminar Location: Tulsa, OK

Marriott Tulsa Hotel Southern Hills
1902 East 71st Street South
Tulsa, OK 74136
Phone: 918-493-7000

This seminar is closed or full.


Registration:                        8:00 - 8:30 am

Morning Session:                8:30 am - 12:30 pm

Lunch (On your own):         12:30 - 1:30 pm

Afternoon Session:             1:30 - 5:00 pm

Benefits of 4th Generation Technology vs. Traditional 
Erosion Control & Revegetive Practices 
D. Land

   Seed selection for revegetation
   Soil biotic additives
   Cost effective topsoil alternatives
   Dust control
   Hydraulic erosion control vs traditional blankets/mats

Considering the Impact of Soils and Landforms
M. Silvestre

   Understanding the role of soils
   Soil characteristics, classification and engineering properties
   Identifying the underlying geological conditions
   Understanding the watershed
   Considering site topography: high points, low points and plane surfaces

Site Engineering for Stormwater Management and Erosion Control
V. Seaman

   Reviewing state and local regulations
   Drainage systems
   Sediment traps and basins
   Buffer zones
   Slope stabilization
   Establishing proper building material handling and storage
   Establishing equipment/vehicle fueling and maintenance practices

Design and Construction of Asphalt Parking Lots in Oklahoma
C. Lynn

   Design considerations
   Construction recommendations
   Quality assurance
      Porous pavement

Site Grading
B. Kmita

Grading for roads, sidewalks and paths
Grading for stairs and ramps
Grading for retaining walls
Grading slopes

Stormwater Runoff & Overland Flow
R. Flanagan

   Natural & developed stormwater overland flow
   Stormwater law
   No adverse impact

Credit Information:

Who Should Attend

  • Architects
  • Engineers
  • Contractors
  • Landscape Architects
  • Floodplain Managers

     7.0 HSW CEUs/CE Hours
     7.0 AIA HSW Learning Units

Landscape Architects
     7.0 CEUs/CE Hours
     7.0 LA CES HSW PDHs

Professional Engineers
     7.0 PDHs

Floodplain Managers
     7.0 ASFPM CECs

     Non-Credit Continuing Ed.

Continuing Education Credit Information

This seminar is open to the public and offers 7.0 HSW CEUs/continuing education hours to architects and landscape architects and 7.0 PDHs to professional engineers in most states, including Oklahoma. Educators and courses are not subject to preapproval in Oklahoma.

This seminar is approved by the American Institute of Architects for 7.0 HSW Learning Units (Sponsor No. J885) and by the Landscape Architecture Continuing Education System for 7.0 HSW PDHs. Only full attendance can be reported to the AIA/CES and LA/CES.

HalfMoon Education is deemed an approved architect and landscape architect continuing education sponsor in New York. HalfMoon Education is an approved continuing education sponsor for engineers in Florida, Indiana, Maryland, New Jersey (Approval No. 24GP00000700), New York (NYSED Sponsor No. 35), North Carolina, and North Dakota.

The Association of State Floodplain Managers has approved this event for 7.0 CECs.

This seminar also offers building contractors a non-credit continuing education opportunity; it has not been approved in any state with a continuing education requirement for contractors.

Attendance will be monitored, and attendance certificates will be available after the seminar for most individuals who complete the entire event. Attendance certificates not available at the seminar will be mailed to participants within fifteen business days.


Ronald D. Flanagan

Principal Planner of Flanagan & Associates, LLC, Certified Floodplain Manager, Tulsa
Flanagan & Associates, LLC, is a land-use planning consulting firm. Founded in 1969, it has specialized in urban floodplain and stormwater management since 1973. Mr. Flanagan has always been a leader in innovative floodplain management concepts. He was the planner for Tulsa’s first master drainage plan, Vensel Creek, completed in 1976. Mr. Flanagan has worked as a consultant with Tulsa’s national award-winning stormwater management program for over 25 years. He is past president of the Oklahoma Floodplain Managers Association (OFMA). Mr. Flanagan has been the recipient of FEMA’s “Outstanding Public Service Award”, OFMA’s “Outstanding Achievement Award” and the American Planning Association’s “Comprehensive Planning Award.”

Brad Kmita

Project Manager at Jonesplan Construction, LLC
Mr. Kmita has been with Jonesplan since 2009 taking part in all aspects of the company. Jonesplan Construction is a specialty contractor emphasizing heavy landscape construction, including the construction of golf courses, parks and recreational spaces, athletic fields, site and exterior improvements, and water features. The firm also provides construction management services. Mr. Kmita manages projects starting with meeting with the project team consulting on means and methods, assisting with the pre construction team, managing the project through completion concentrating on quality control, and closing out the project with proper documentation and client follow up. He earned his bachelor’s degree from Oklahoma State University and continues to serve on the Landscape Management Professional Advisory Committee.

David Land

Owner of Tulsa Landscape, Tulsa
Mr. Land began working in landscaping with his Texas Irrigator license during his college years at Texas A&M. He graduated with a bachelors degree in Business Administration in 1979. In 1983, Mr. Land moved to Tulsa to purchase Tulsa Landscape. Since then he has been the sole owner and operator. Tulsa Landscape has completed commercial and residential landscaping projects all over the state. He has a thorough understanding of Oklahoma’s landscape challenges, allowing him to recommend and provide customers excellent expertise landscape and hardscape materials/products.

Cynthia Lynn

President, Thunderhead Testing, LLC, Bixby
Ms. Lynn is an established entrepreneur having launched Thunderhead Testing, LLC, in 2000 as a platform from which to provide data management services for the Pavement Test Track facility of the National Center of Asphalt Technology at Auburn University. A respected authority in asphalt technology, mixture design and testing, she currently serves as president of the firm. Her areas of technical competence include aggregate and asphalt testing. Prior to forming Thunderhead, Ms. Lynn held various technical positions with Pavement Technology, Inc., Atlanta Testing and Engineering, and the National Center for Asphalt Technology at Auburn University where she earned her M.S. degree in Civil Engineering in 1996. Her published research accomplishments include evaluation of steel and chrome slag aggregates for use in bituminous mixtures and characterization of aggregate materials for use in bituminous mixtures. Ms. Lynn also holds B.S. degrees in Civil Engineering and Engineering Science from Tennessee Technological University (1993) and David Lipscomb University (1991) respectively.

Vernon Seaman

Manager of the Environmental and Energy Planning division at INCOG
INCOG is a council of governments which includes five counties, aproximately 50 cities and towns and two Indian nations. Previously Mr. Seaman was INCOG’s senior environmental planner, and he has spent the past 11 years working on environmental issues including water quality, water supply, stormwater and air quality, as well as energy and alternative fuels projects. Before joining INCOG, Mr. Seaman worked for 20 years in environmental analytical laboratories in Oklahoma focusing on environmental issues and problem resolution. He earned his B.S. degree in biology from St. Ambrose University in Davenport, Iowa.

Marco Silvestre, P.E.

Regional Vice President, Building and Earth Sciences, Tulsa
Mr. Silvestre holds a professional engineer (P.E.) license in both Oklahoma and Arkansas. Originally from The Netherlands, he attended the Delft University of Technology, majoring in Engineering Geology. Mr. Silvestre oversees geotechnical, environmental and construction testing services for the Oklahoma and Arkansas branch offices. His day-to-day responsibilities involves leading and directing branch managers toward implementing corporate safety policies, providing professional engineering oversight, mentoring and developing leadership and implementing the company’s vision, mission and overall direction.

Tuition Costs:

Standard Tuition: $279.00
Online Tuition (pre-registration): $279.00
Group Prices
3 or more People: $259.00

Each registration includes one copy of a manual prepared by the seminar speakers.