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Presenter: John Palmer

Seminar Date:

Seminar Location: White Plains, NY

Crowne Plaza White Plains
66 Hale Avenue
White Plains, NY 10601
Phone: 914-682-0050

This seminar is closed or full.

Agenda:

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

   Physical benefits
   Environmental benefits
   Social benefits
   Health benefits
   Economic benefits


If Trees Could Talk – The Secrets of Healthy, Mature Trees

   Biology and anatomy
   Soil
   Roots
   Oxygen  
   Stress
   Native vs. non-native


Trees Are Infrastructure: Design Elements That Appreciate

   Placement and value
   Benefits
   Deforestation By DesignTM
   Structural cells
   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
   Root myths
   Avoidable conflicts


Trees That Outlive Designs: After The Project Is Finished

   Trees in teacups
   Soil volume
   Proper structure 
   Lifespan
   Increasing value


Threats To Trees

   Biotic and abiotic
   An ounce of prevention 
   Neglect 
   Computer modeling risks

Credit Information:

Who Should Attend

  • Architects
  • Engineers
  • Contractors
  • Landscape Architects
  • Arborist/Forester

Professional Engineers
     6.5 Continuing Ed. Hours
Architects & Landscape Architects
     6.5 HSW Continuing Ed. Hours
     6.5 AIA LU|HSW
     6.5 LA/CES HSW PDHs
Certified Arborists
     6.5 ISA CEUs (more info inside)
New Jersey Tree Experts
     6.5 CEUs
Contractors
     Non-Credit Continuing Ed.


Continuing Education Credit Information

This seminar is open to the public and offers up to 6.5 continuing education hours to professional engineers and 6.5 HSW continuing education hours to architects and landscape architects in most states, including New York.

HalfMoon Education is deemed a New York-approved continuing education provider for engineers, architects, and landscape architects via its affiliation with the American Institute of Architects Continuing Education System (Regulations of the Commissioner §68.14(i)(2), §69.6(i)(2), and 79-1.5(i)(2)).

This event is approved by the American Institute of Architects Continuing Education System for 6.5 LU|HSW (Sponsor No. J885) and the Landscape Architecture Continuing Education System for 6.5 HSW PDHs. Only full attendance is reportable to the AIA/CES and LA/CES. Courses approved by the AIA qualify for New Jersey architects. Visit www.halfmoonseminars.org for complete AIA/CES information under this course listing.

HalfMoon Education is an approved continuing education sponsor for engineers in Florida, Indiana (License No. CE21700059), Maryland, New Jersey (Approval No. 24GP00000700). North Carolina, and North Dakota.

The International Society of Arboriculture has approved this course for 6.5 CEUs for Certified Arborists and Municipal Specialists, 5.75 CEUs for Utility Specialists, Climber Specialists and Utility Specialists, 3.25 CEUs for BCMA Management, 2.0 CEUs BCMA Science, and 1.25 CEUs for BCMA Practice.

The New Jersey Board of Tree Experts has approved this course for 6.5 CEUs.

This event offers a continuing education opportunity to construction contractors, but it has not been approved by any state with a continuing education requirement for contractors.

Speakers:

John Palmer

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.

Tuition Costs:

Standard Tuition: $289.00
Online Tuition (pre-registration): $289.00
Group Prices
3 or more people each: $269.00

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

AIA Info:

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 (cesupport@aia.org 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 Objectives:

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 tree 

Advance Preparation: None

Program Level: Intermediate

Course Expiration Date: 04/23/2021

Complaint Resolution Policy:

Complaints regarding this course can be emailed to doug@halfmoonseminars.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.