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Presenter: John Palmer

Seminar Date:

Seminar Location: Boise, ID

Hilton Garden Inn Boise Spectrum
7699 West Spectrum Street
Boise, ID 83709
Phone: 208-376-1000

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 PDHs

Landscape Architects
     6.5 LA/CES HSW PDHs

Architects
     6.5 HSW CE Hours
     6.5 AIA LU|HSW

International Society of Arboriculture
     6.5 Certified Arborist CEUs (more CEUs listed inside)

Contractors
     Non-Credit Continuing Ed.


Continuing Education Credit Information

This seminar is open to the public and offers 6.5 PDHs to professional engineers and 6.5 HSW continuing education hours to architects in all states. Educators and courses are not subject to preapproval in Idaho.

This program also offers a non-credit continuing education opportunity to Idaho landscape architects and contractors. The Landscape Architecture Continuing Education System has approved this course for 6.5 HSW PDHs. Only full attendance is reportable to the LA/CES.

The American Institute of Architects Continuing Education System has approved this course for 6.5 LU|HSW (Sponsor No. J885). Visit www.halfmoonseminars.org for complete AIA/CES information under this course listing. Only full attendance is reportable to the AIA/CES.

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. HalfMoon Education is deemed an approved continuing education sponsor for New York architects and landscape architects.

The International Society of Arboriculture has approved this course for the following CEUs: 6.5 Certified Arborist and Municipal Specialist, 5.75 Climber Specialist, Aerial Lift, and Utility Specialist, 3.25 BCMA Management, 2.0 BCMA Science, and 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.

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 basic tree development

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.