23 Nov. Rain Garden Webinar Series
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Presented by: Sean James, NPD, FLP
LID and Rain Garden Basics: The ‘What’ and ‘Why’
Friday, November 3, 2023 | 10:00 am – 12:00 pm CDT
- LID (low impact development) – aka rainscaping – is about capturing rain where it falls, holding it, and soaking it in
- There isn’t one ‘big lever’ to deal with today’s more severe rain events
- Methods of capturing and infiltrating runoff: infiltration trenches to bioswales
- Dealing with raindrops where they fall is key to reducing flooding and taking stress off municipal infrastructure
- Getting buy-in from the public
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How to Build Rain Gardens: Lessons from an Expert
Friday, November 10, 2023 | 10:00 am – 12:00 pm CST
- Knowledge on LID (low impact development) is growing and evolving quickly; e.g. should an engineered medium be used, or should we work with existing soils
- Sizing calculations and infiltration
- Tests, ‘rules’ of where to put these features and on what time frame they should work
- Potential and subtle mistakes to be made: how to identify and avoid them?
- Construction details
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Choosing Plants and Specifics of Planting
Friday, November 17, 2023 | 10:00 am – 12:00 pm CST
- LID (low impact development) can/should beautify neighborhoods and enhance biodiversity
- It should be effective and beautiful and plants are a big part of that
- The potential beauty of rain gardens determines whether the public embraces them or not and society needs them
- A major focus is aesthetics
- Planting/mulching are the final steps
- How to do it properly involves tiny details
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6.0 PDHs (2.0 PDHs per program)
6.0 HSW CE Hours (2.0 HSW CE Hours per program)
6.0 LU|HSW (2.0 LU|HSW per program)
6.0 HSW CE Hours (2.0 HSW CE Hours per program)
6.0 HSW PDHs (2.0 HSW PDHs per program)
6.0 ASFPM CECs (2.0 ASFPM CECs per program)
Continuing Education Credit Information
These webinars are open to the public and are each designed to qualify for 6.0 PDHs (2.0 PDHs per program) for professional engineers, 6.0 HSW (2.0 HSW per program) continuing education hours for licensed architects, and 6.0 HSW (2.0 HSW per program) continuing education hours for landscape architects in all states that allow this learning method. Please refer to specific state rules to determine eligibility.
HalfMoon Education is an approved continuing education sponsor for engineers in Florida (Provider No. 0004647), Indiana (License No. CE21700059), Maryland, New Jersey (Approval No. 24GP00000700) and North Carolina (S-0130). HalfMoon Education is deemed an approved continuing education sponsor for New York engineers, architects, and landscape architects via its registration with the American Institute of Architects Continuing Education System and the Landscape Architecture Continuing Education System (Regulations of the Commissioner §68.14(i)(2), §69.6(i)(2) and §79-1.5(i)(2)). Other states do not preapprove continuing education providers or courses.
The American Institute of Architects Continuing Education System has approved each of these courses for 6.0 HSW LUs (2.0 HSW LUs per program) (Sponsor No. J885). Only full participation is reportable to the AIA/CES.
The Landscape Architecture Continuing Education System has approved each course for 6.0 HSW PDHs (2.0 HSW PDHs per program). Only full participation is reportable to the LA CES.
This Association of State Floodplain Managers has approved each course for 6.0 CECs (2.0 CECs per program) for floodplain managers.
Attendance will be monitored, and attendance certificates will be available after the webinars for those who attend the entire course and score a minimum 80% on the quiz that follows the course (multiple attempts allowed).
The preceding credit information only applies to the live presentation. These courses in an on-demand format may not be eligible for the same credits as the live presentation; please consult your licensing board(s) to ensure that a structured, asynchronous learning format is appropriate. The following pre-approvals may be available for the on-demand format upon request:
6.0 HSW LUs (AIA) – (2.0 HSW LUs per program)
6.0 HSW PDHs (LA CES) – (2.0 HSW PDHs per program)
6.0 ASFPM CECs – (2.0 ASFPM CECs per program)
Sean James, NPD, FLPMaster Gardener, Owner of ‘Sean James Consulting & Design’.
Named by Landscape Ontario as 2020 and 2021’s Garden Communicator of the Year, gardening has been Mr. James’ hobby and profession for over 40 years. A graduate of Niagara Parks School of Horticulture, a Master Gardener, writer, and teacher, he focuses on eco-gardening techniques, which makes sense since he grew up surrounded by nature. He has spoken from the Maritimes to Seattle and landscaped from Nova Scotia to California. Mr. James has had the honor to be part of creating the Ontario Landscape Tree Planting Guide, the Grow-Me-Instead guide, the Ontario Horticultural Apprenticeship Curriculum and the national Red Seal Occupational Standard, and the Master Gardeners Reference Manual. He has participated in chairing the Environmental Stewardship Committee for Landscape Ontario, the Environmental Committee for the Perennial Plant Association, moderating the Master Gardeners of Ontario Facebook page, judging the All-American Selections garden competition and Hamilton’s Monarch Awards. Mr. James has been the Ontario spokesperson for Garden Days Canada and he has appeared on many radio shows and on television and has instructed at the college level for 17 years. He owns ‘Sean James Consulting & Design’.