Agenda

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Tuesday, November 15, 2022 
10:00 am – 12:00 pm CST

 

Presented by
Peter Hanrahan Hanrahan

Agenda
How turf reinforcement mat technology originated and how it has been utilized by the site development industry.
Benefits of turf reinforcement mat technology
Permanent vegetation stabilization, reduction of damage cause by erosion
Cost-effective when compared to other solutions
Case studies
Resources for practice and use- independent testing data, available design tools, and jobsite assistance

 

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Credits

Professional Engineers:
2.0 PDHs

Architects:
2.0 HSW CE Hours
2.0 AIA  LU|HSW

Landscape Architects:
2.0 HSW CE Hours
2.0 LA CES HSW PDHs

Floodplain Managers:
2.0 ASFPM CECs

 

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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 NJ or land surveyor courses in NJ or DE, unless expressly stated.

HalfMoon Education Certifying Entities
American Institute of Architects Continuing Education System (No. J885)
International Code Council (No. 1232)
Landscape Architecture Continuing Education System
American Institute of Certified Planners (AICP)
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Association of State Floodplain Managers
International Society of Arboriculture
Society of American Foresters

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

Speakers

Peter Hanrahan

Peter Hanrahan Certified Professional in Erosion and Sediment Control
Peter Hanrahan has more than 43 years of industry experience.  In addition to presentations in Canada, Taiwan and the Dominican Republic, Peter has also presented at the national level for many organizations, including the International Erosion Control Association, Land Improvement Contractors of America, the Geotechnical Fabrics Institute, the National Working Waterfront Network, and the American Water Works Association.

His articles have been published in many magazines, including Erosion Control, Land & Water, Geosynthetics, and Landscape Architect & Specifier News.

He has produced webinars for the International Erosion Control Association, the International Association of Hydroseeding Professionals, the New York State Society of Professional Engineers, and Forester University.
He has also served as a guest lecturer at the University of Mississippi, Ohio Northern University, University of New England, and Vermont Technical College.

Peter has also been active in industry organizations.  He was National President of the International Management Council in 1991-92, and also served four terms as President of the Northeast Chapter of the International Erosion Control Association.  He is also a member of the Senior Advisory Committee of Envirocert.

Mr. Hanrahan has developed and delivered training events throughout his career.  From 2008 to the present, he has organized coastal erosion control training events up and down the New England Coast, with multiple seminars in Maine, New Hampshire, Massachusetts, Rhode Island and Connecticut.  Event co-sponsors for these events have included the Maine Department of Environmental Protection, Maine Sea Grant, the Rhode Island Coastal Management Council, the University of Rhode Island Coastal Resources Center, Connecticut College and Connecticut Sea Grant.

He has also assisted with the development of erosion control standards with the Illinois Tollway Authority, and the State Departments of Transportation in New Hampshire, Vermont, Maine, Oklahoma, Missouri, Arkansas and Illinois.

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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: Focus on The Evolution of Turf Reinforcement Mat Technology

Delivery Method: Live Online

Course Description: This course examines the use of turf reinforcement mats (TRMs) in site development from their origination up to the present. Topics include TRM applications for slope and vegetation stabilization, erosion control applications, case studies of TRMs, and a discussion of resources, testing data and design tools.

Learning Objectives:

Learning Objective 1:
Learners will be able to describe how and why turf reinforcement mats are utilized in site development, and determine appropriate applications for their use.

Learning Objective 2:
Learners will be able to explain how turf reinforcement mats can be used to reduce slope movement by permanently stabilizing vegetation.

Learning Objective 3:
Learners will be able to describe how turf reinforcement mats can be used in site development to reduce the damage caused by erosion.

Learning Objective 4:
Learners will be able to reference case studies, testing data and practical design tools when determining whether or not a site development project would benefit from the use of turf reinforcement mats.

LUs:  2.0                                                                                              LU Type: LU|HSWs.

Prerequisites:  Knowledge of site development concepts

Advance Preparation: None

Program Level: Intermediate

Course Expiration Date: 10/12/2024

Complaint Resolution Policy:

Complaints regarding this course can be emailed to fchapman@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.