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Presented by John Palmer, BCMA
Compaction – the destroyer of soils
Hydrology – keeping water where it needs to be
Nutrients – increasing access to what plants need
Care – ways to avoid damaging soil
Structure – What are roots really like?
Pruning – learn when to cut and not to cut
Establishment – creating the optimum environment
Defective – identifying, correcting, or rejecting poor structure
Processes – discuss why trees do what they do
Health – increasing vigor, longevity, and stability
Responses – analyze how trees react
CODIT – the fundamental biological process
Young tree training – the path to true sustainability
Branch structure – right vs wrong, strong vs weak structures
Risk – how to predict the future
Thigmomorphogenesis – altering the growth pattern
Techniques – ways to perform “tree surgery”
Restoration – helping trees recover
Structural – creating safer, longer tree life
Standards – research that informs practice
Deforestation By Design™
Avoiding predictable failures
Poor materials – caveat emptor: Let the buyer beware
Poor planning – what we want vs what trees need
Poor planting – how to eliminate discredited techniques and practices
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6.5 HSW CE Hours
6.5 HSW CE Hours
6.5 HSW PDHs
6.5 CEUs (more listed inside)
Continuing Education Credit Information
This webinar offers 6.5 PDHs to professional engineers and 6.5 HSW hours to architects
licensed in all states. It also offers 6.5 HSW continuing education hours to landscape
architects licensed in all states except Florida, New Jersey and North Carolina.
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), North Carolina (S-0130), and North Dakota. HalfMoon
Education is deemed an approved continuing education sponsor for New York engineers
and landscape architects via its registration with the American Institute of Architects
Continuing Education System (Regulations of the Commissioner §68.14(i)(2) and §79-
1.5(i)(2)). Courses approved by the AIA/CES qualify for Florida architects. Other states do
not preapprove continuing education providers or courses.
The Landscape Architecture Continuing Education System has approved this course for
6.5 HSW PDHs, and the American Institute of Architects Continuing Education System
has approved it for 6.5 LU|HSW (Sponsor No. J885). Only full participation is reportable
to the LA CES and AIA/CES.
The International Society of Arboriculture has approved this event for the following
CEUs: 6.5 Certified Arborist, Climber Specialist, Utility Specialist, Municipal Specialist,
Aerial Lift; 2.5 BCMA Practice; 2.0 BCMA Science, BCMA Management.
Course approval is applied for and pending from the Society of American Foresters.
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).
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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 (firstname.lastname@example.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: The Arborist Short Course
Delivery Method: Live Online
Course Description: This course examines the science and techniques for tree health and longevity by understanding soil conditions and improvements, establishing and maintaining root health, strategies for training young trees, maintaining branch structure, pruning strategies and techniques, and tree planning and selection for site conditions.
Learning Objective 1:
Learners will be able to explain how soil compaction affects tree health, and they will be able to identify ways to avoid damaging soil.
Learning Objective 2:
Learners will be able to describe methods to keep water where it needs to be to benefit trees, and they will be able to create the optimum environment for tree roots.
Learning Objective 3:
Learners will be able to discuss biological health techniques to increase tree vigor, longevity, and stability.
Learning Objective 4:
Learners will be able to describe methods for training young trees, maintaining branch structure, altering tree growth patterns, and how and when trees should be pruned – all of which increase tree health and sustainability.
Learning Objective 5:
Learners will be able to explain predictable tree failures and how the can be avoided by selecting proper materials, adhering to proper planning techniques, and following proven planting methods.
LUs: 6.5 LU Type: LU|HSWs.
Prerequisites: Familiarity with site design and landscaping
Advance Preparation: None
Program Level: Intermediate
Course Expiration Date: 07/20/2023
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