Focus on The Evolution of Turf Reinforcement Mat Technology
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Tuesday, November 15, 2022
10:00 am – 12:00 pm CST
Peter Hanrahan Hanrahan
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
Resources for practice and use- independent testing data, available design tools, and jobsite assistance
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2.0 HSW CE Hours
2.0 AIA LU|HSW
2.0 HSW CE Hours
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2.0 ASFPM CECs
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Peter M. Hanrahan, CPESCCertified Professional in Erosion and Sediment Control at Hanrahan Environmental, LLC
Peter Hanrahan has more than 45 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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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 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
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