Registration: 8:00 - 8:30 am
Morning Session: 8:30 am - 12:15 pm
Lunch (On your own): 12:15 - 1:15 pm
Afternoon Session: 1:15 - 4:30 pm
The Scientific, Economic, and Aesthetic Benefits of Trees
If Trees Could Talk – The Secrets of Healthy, Mature Trees
Biology and anatomy
Native vs. non-native
Trees Are Infrastructure: Design Elements That Appreciate
Placement and value
Deforestation By Design™
Planning vs. design
After the job
Trees And Site Requirements: Always At Odds?
Compaction and proctor density
The brown infrastructure
Screened soils: The silent killer
Trees That Outlive Designs: After The Project Is Finished
Trees in teacups
Threats To Trees
Biotic and abiotic
An ounce of prevention
Computer modeling risks
Who Should Attend
- Landscape Architects
6.5 HSW PDHs
6.5 HSW PDHs
6.5 AIA LU|HSW
6.5 HSW PDHs
6.5 LA/CES HSW PDHs
6.5 ISA CEUs
(see inside for more credit
Continuing Education Credit Information
This seminar is open to the public and offers 6.5 continuing education hours to engineers and 6.5 HSW continuing education hours to architects and landscape architects in most states, including Tennessee. Educators and courses are not subject to preapproval in Tennessee.
This seminar is approved by the American Institute of Architects for 6.5 LU|HSW (Sponsor No. J885) and the Landscape Architecture Continuing Education System for 6.5 HSW PDHs. Only full attendance can be reported to the AIA/CES and the LA/CES.
HalfMoon Education is an approved continuing education sponsor for engineers in Florida, Indiana, Maryland, New Jersey (Approval No. 24GP00000700), North Carolina, and North Dakota.
The International Society of Arboriculture has approved this course for 6.5 CEUs (6.5 Certified Arborist, 6.5 Municipal Specialist, 5.75 Climber Specialist, 5.75 Aerial Lift, 5.75 Utility Specialist, 3.25 BCMA Management, 2.0 BCMA Science, 1.25 BCMA Practice).
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.
PlanetCare Landscape and Arboricultural Services - Lakewood, OH
Mr. Palmer is a consulting arborist, certified by the International Society of Arboriculture, and an advanced tree risk assessor. He is an author, speaker, and trainer on subjects including The Future of Urban Forestry, Deforestation By Design™, The New Construction Paradigm, and The Leadership Laws of Nature. His focus is on trees in urban and construction environments, soil deficiencies and the importance of soils for sustainable mature trees, increasing urban tree canopies by ensuring trees live to maturity, and unsustainable landscape designs. His areas of expertise include young tree training, proper pruning and planting practices, biomechanics, soil and water management, urban forestry, tree biology, and healthy root system development.
|Online Tuition (pre-registration):
|3 or more People:
Each registration includes one copy of a manual prepared by the seminar speakers.
AIA Provider Statement:
HalfMoon Education Inc. is a registered provider of AIA-approved continuing education under Provider Number J885. All registered AIA/CES Providers must comply with the AIA Standards for Continuing Education Programs. Any questions or concerns about this provider of learning program may be sent to AIA/CES (email@example.com or (800) AIA 3837, Option 3).
This learning program is registered with AIA/CES for continuing professional education. As such, it does not include content that may be deemed or construed to be an approval or endorsement by the AIA of any material of construction or any method or manner of handling, using, distributing, or dealing in any material or product.
AIA continuing education credit has been reviewed and approved by AIA/CES. Learners must complete the entire learning program to receive continuing education credit. AIA continuing education Learning Units earned upon completion of this course will be reported to AIA/CES for AIA members. Certificates of Completion for both AIA members and non-AIA members are available upon request.
Course Title: The Tree Course: Science, Design, and Sustainability.
Delivery Method: Live
Course Description: This is a 6.5 hour live lecture presentation with the instructors and students together in the same room. Bound written materials, authored by the faculty, will be distributed to all participants at the program. This course covers the scientific, economic and aesthetic value of trees, the key to healthy mature trees, trees as design elements, tree maintenance and threats to trees.
Learning Objective 1:
Learners will be able to discuss the elements required for healthy trees, including soil conditions, root development, necessary oxygen, minimal stress, and native versus non-native species selection.
Learning Objective 2:
Learners will be able to describe threats to trees, including those of biotic and abiotic nature, neglect, and lack of proactive measures.
Learning Objective 3:
Learners will be able to articulate the scientific, economic, and aesthetic benefits of trees.
Learning Objective 4:
Learners will be able to identify common site conditions that challenge survival and success of trees.
LUs: 6.5 LU Type: LU|HSWs.
Prerequisites: Familiarity with arboreal development and application.
Advance Preparation: None
Program Level: Intermediate
Course Expiration Date: 04/23/2021
Complaint Resolution Policy:
Complaints regarding this course can be emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org or by calling (715) 835-5900. A HalfMoon Education representative will respond within 72 hours to resolve the complaint, which will include, but not limited to, access to another CE activity at no or reduced cost, or a full or partial refund. Each instance will be resolved on a case-by-case situation.