Registration:                        8:00 – 8:30 am

Morning Session:                8:30 am – 12:00 pm

Lunch (On your own):         12:00 – 1:00 pm

Afternoon Session:             1:00 – 5:00 pm

Slope Mechanics and Movement

    Types of slope movement and instability
      • Rock fall and rockslides
      • Slump
      • Mudslides
      • Avalanche protection
      • Debris flow
   Evaluating types of slopes
      • Natural slopes
      • Engineered slopes

Analyzing the Stability of Slopes

   Slope stability concepts
      • Reviewing geologic conditions
      • Examining soils and topography
      • Evaluating surface and groundwater conditions
   Methods of slope stability analysis

Slope Stabilization Methods

   Surficial slope protection
      • Use of vegetation
   Global slope protection
      • Unloading
      • Buttressing
      • Draining
      • Reinforcing
      • Geosynthetics
   Installing earth retention structures
      • MSE walls
      • Soil nailing
      • Shotcrete
   Rock slope stabilization
      • Rock bolting
      • Simple drapery
      • Pinned drapery
      • Dynamic rockfall barriers
      • Hybrid/attenuator systems

Preserving Streambeds, Shorelines and Drainage Channels

   Preserving streambeds
      • Debris flow barriers
      • Weirs
      • Drop structures
   Maintaining shoreline
      • Sea bluff retreat
   Dune restoration



Professional Engineers
     7.0 Professional Ed. Hours/PDHs

     7.0 HSW Continuing Ed. Hours
     7.0 AIA HSW Learning Units

Landscape Architects
     7.0 HSW Contact Hours
     7.0 LA/CES HSW PDHs

Floodplain Managers
     7.0 ASFPM CECs

 Continuing Education Credit Information

This seminar is open to the public and offers 7.0 professional education hours/PDHs to professional engineers and 7.0 HSW continuing education hours to architects in all states. It also offers Utah landscape architects 7.0 HSW contact hours. Educators and courses are not subject to preapproval in Utah.

This seminar is approved by the American Institute of Architects for 7.0 HSW Learning Units (Sponsor No. J885) and 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 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. HalfMoon Education is deemed an approved continuing education sponsor for New York architects.

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

Attendance will be monitored and reported, as required. 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.


Sage Evans

Geohazard Technical Sales

Geohazard Technical Sales, Maccaferri Inc.
With 15 years of project management and hydrogeologic consulting experience in the environmental engineering sector of the Intermountain West, Mr. Evans worked at mine sites, on large remediation projects, Superfund investigations and cleanups, and many other federal and state jobs. He began a new career as a technical sales representative for the Rockfall Division of Maccaferri in 2016. Mr. Evans now works on a diverse portfolio of geohazard mitigation projects across some of the most rugged and beautiful parts of the Rocky Mountains, Sierra Nevada, Cascades, and islands of the Pacific. A graduate from Utah State University’s College of Science, Mr. Evans has a Geology degree with an emphasis in Hydrogeology and is a licensed professional geologist in Utah, Idaho, and Wyoming. When not working, Mr. Evans enjoys backpacking, mountaineering, and canyoneering in Utah’s backcountry with his family. 

Streamable MP4/PDF Price: $269.00


Before undertaking any on-demand effort, you should review the rules of your licensing/certifying entity. It’s your responsibility to determine whether or not this on-demand course meets your continuing education requirements.

You must take and pass a quiz in order to receive credit. You can take the quiz as many times as needed and there is no time limit on the quiz. Once the quiz is completed, you will be asked to download your certificate.

Videos that qualify for AIA, LACES, ASLA, or CLARB credit will require an extra week for processing.

Streamable MP4/PDF

Available approximately 1 week after the date of the live event or the date of your order, whichever is later.

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The video will have occasional question prompts that will not allow the video to progress unless they are answered. You will not be able to skip forward while watching the video.

If you attempt to resume watching the video on a separate device, your progress will not be saved.

Click the link which appears at the end of the video to be taken to the course quiz.


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The link to the quiz will be available in a PDF in your USB drive marked QUIZ.

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Please contact HalfMoon Education if you have any questions during the process of taking this course. (715) 835-5900 or