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Please log into the webinar 15 – 30 minutes before start time.

Wednesday, February 24, 2021
1:00 – 3:00 pm CST

Presented by Faith Appelquist

Discussion of the most common fungi and insects affecting trees
How is climate change affecting pests and diseases
What is the impact of invasive species on pests and diseases
Which trees have the least problems and which have the most
Know which pest and diseases are normal and not a concern
Learn where and how you plant your tree that matters


Webinar Instructions

All attendees must log-on through their own email – attendees may not watch together if they wish to earn continuing education credit. HalfMoon Education Inc. must be able to prove attendance if either the attendee or HalfMoon Education Inc. is audited.

Certificates of completion can be downloaded in PDF form upon passing a short quiz. A link to the quiz will be sent to each qualifying attendee immediately after the webinar. The certificate can be downloaded from the Results page of the quiz upon scoring 80% or higher.

Webinars are presented via GoToWebinar, an easy-to-use application that can be run on most systems and tablets. Instructions and login information will be provided in an email sent close to the date of the webinar. It is highly recommended that you download, install and test the application before the webinar begins by clicking on the link in the email.

GoToWebinar App requirements:
Windows 7 – 10 or Mac OSX Mavericks (10.9) – macOS Catalina (10.15)

Web Browser:
The two most recent version of the following browsers:
Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, Apple Safari, Microsoft Edge
Internet Explorer v11 (or later) with Flash enabled

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Credits: Professional Engineers:
2.0 PDHs

Landscape Architects:
2.0 HSW CE Hours (excluding FL and NJ)

NC Landscape Architects:
2 CE Hours

Society of American Foresters:
2.0 Cat. 1 Hours

Certified Arborists:
2.0 CEUs – Certified Arborist, BCMA Science, Climber Specialist,
Utility Specialist, Municipal Specialist, Aerial Lift


Continuing Education Credit Information

See each course listing for the type and amount of each continuing education
credit available. Individual courses for engineers and architects are not subject to
pre-approval. HalfMoon Education does not apply for landscape courses in FL, NC,
and NJ or land surveyor courses in FL, KS, NJ, TN and TX, unless expressly stated.

HalfMoon Education Certifying Entities
American Institute of Architects Continuing Education System (No. J885)
International Code Council (No. 1232)
Landscape Architect Continuing Education System
American Institute of Certified Planners (APA)
Boards of Engineering: Florida (No. 0004647), Indiana (License No. CE21700059),
Maryland, New Jersey (Approval No. 24GP00000700), North Carolina (No. S-0130),
and North Dakota.

Course-by-Course Providers:
Association of State Floodplain Managers
American Planning Association/AICP
HalfMoon Education is deemed a New York-approved continuing education provider for engineers, architects, and landscape architects via its registration 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)).

Completion certificates will be awarded to participants who complete this event,
respond to prompts, and earn a passing score (80%) on the quiz that follows the
presentation (multiple attempts allowed).





Faith Appelquist

Owner of Tree Quality in St Paul, Minnesota

Ms. Appelquist specializes in tree evaluation and management, appraisals, risk assessment and landscape design. She earned a Food Science degree from the University of Wisconsin-Madison and a Landscape Design degree from Dakota County Technical College. Ms. Appelquist serves on the board of the Minnesota and Nursery Landscape Association. She is an International Society of Arboriculture (ISA) board certified master arborist, an American Society of Consulting Arborists (ASCA) registered consulting arborist and a qualified tree risk assessor. Ms. Appelquist is married and has two grown daughters. She has traveled extensively throughout the world. In her spare time, she enjoys hiking, gardening, cooking and reading.