How to Select and Plant the Proper Tree from a Nursery: A Guide for Design Professionals
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Friday, March 11, 2022
1:00 – 3:00 pm CST
Marty Shaw, RCA, BCMA
Assess the site conditions for planting
How to select the right tree for your location
How to assess plant health at the nursey
Performing structural pruning at planting time
Prepare the planting area, plant properly, and water properly
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2.0 HSW CE Hours
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2.0 HSW PDHs
2.0 Certified Arborist, Municipal Specialist; 1.0 BCMA Science, BCMA Practice; 0.0 BCMA Management, Climber Specialist, Utility Specialist, Aerial Lift
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Marty Shaw RCA. BCMA
Author of The Professional Amenity Plant Appraisal Handbook
In the late 1970’s and early 1980’s, Mr. Shaw grew up in the sleepy little Appalachian town of Bristol, Tennessee, a small city that rests on the boundary between the two states of Tennessee and Virginia. Upon graduation from Bristol Tennessee High School, he enlisted in the United States Navy where he served as ships baker aboard the USS Shark (a fast attack submarine) for 4 years. When his enlistment came to an end he took a job selling lawn care service to residential owners in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, and later, moved to Knoxville, Tennessee where he worked as general manager of a landscape contracting company while attending the University of Tennessee for Ornamental Horticulture and Landscape Design. Mr. Shaw took over as president of a wholesale tree care supply business and built the company from $70,000 in sales to over $1.2 million in just seven years. During that time, he married his wife Kristin and they had two children together. With encouragement from Kristin he also developed an interest in arboricultural consulting, and on May 11th, 1999 he became the first American Society of Consulting Arborist (ASCA) member in Middle Tennessee. From 1998 to 2003, he also served on the Tennessee Urban Forestry Council. Mr. Shaw has since consulted with private land owners, insurance companies, attorneys, tree companies, cooperative extension service agents, country clubs, state urban forestry organizations, universities, and colleges. He has worked on some of the most challenging, difficult and highest profile cases across the United States. Mr. Shaw is a Registered Consulting Arborist, a Board-Certified Master Arborist and one of only a handful of arborists worldwide who consult full-time. He is a UAS pilot, a real estate appraiser and he brings a broad range of skills from a variety of scientific and professional disciplines. An autodidact, Mr. Shaw brings a unique perspective and a talent for learning to any project. He has developed authoritative expertise to create a greater understanding in tree related matter.
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Course Title: How to Select and Plant the Proper Tree from a Nursery: A Guide for Design Professionals
Delivery Method: Live Online
Course Description: This course examines the proper way to assess planting sites, determining what trees are most suited to a site, performing pruning practices at planting time, proper planting practices, and watering techniques.
Learning Objective 1:
Learners will be able to analyze site conditions prior to selecting a planting trees.
Learning Objective 2:
Learners will be able to select the right tree in the right place based on the assessment of the site conditions.
Learning Objective 3:
Learners will be able to assess the health of particular trees at the nursery prior to purchase.
Learning Objective 4:
Learners will be able to perform structural pruning at planting time.
Learning Objective 5:
Learners will be able to prepare planting areas, plant trees properly, and maintain a watering regiment.
LUs: 2.0 LU Type: LU|HSWs.
Prerequisites: Familiarity with site development and landscaping
Advance Preparation: None
Program Level: Intermediate
Course Expiration Date: 06/29/2023
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