Agenda

Trees and Site Requirements
Thursday, April 16, 2020, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM CDT

   Compaction and proctor density

   The brown infrastructure

   Screened soils: The silent killer

   Root myths

   Avoidable conflicts

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.

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GoToWebinar App requirements: 
Windows 7 – 10 or Mac OSX 10.9 (Mavericks) – 10.14 (Mojave)

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


Internet connection:
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Credits

Engineers
     1.0 PDHs

Architects
     1.0 HSW CE Hours

Landscape Architects
     1.0 HSW CE Hours

AIA
     .1 LU|HSW

LA/CES
     .1 HSW PDHs

ISA
     Pending

Continuing Education Credit Information

These live, interactive webinars are designed to qualify for engineer, architect and/or landscape architect continuing education credit in most states. Course participants need to be aware of any state continuing education restrictions/limitations on distant learning. See each webinar listing for offered credits.

HalfMoon Education is an approved continuing education sponsor for engineers in Florida, Indiana (License No. CE21700059), Maryland, New Jersey (Approval No. 24GP00000700), North Carolina, and North Dakota. 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).

Halfmoon Education is an approved CES Provider through the American Institute of Architects (Sponsor No. J885). See webinar listings for available LU|HSWs.

HalfMoon Education is an International Code Council-Preferred Provider (No. 1232). Review webinar offerings for available CEUs.

Participation and knowledge retention will be verified for these webinar events. Certificates of completion will be provided upon successful completion of the quiz following the end of each webinar, and earned LUs (AIA/CES) and PDHs (LA/CES) will be reported by HalfMoon Education Inc.

Speakers

John Palmer, BCMA

ISA Board Certified Master Arborist (#OH 6319B); ISA Tree Risk Assessment Qualified (TRAQ); Consultant, Lecturer, Author and Trainer.

Mr. Palmer is a Board Certified Master Arborist® and Tree Risk Assessment Qualified by the International Society of Arboriculture, and a Consulting Arborist. He was the owner of a premium services landscaping company for 20 years. Mr. Palmer’s focus is on trees in urban and construction environments, soil deficiencies and the importance of soils for sustainable mature trees, increasing urban tree canopies by ensuring trees live to maturity, and unsustainable landscape designs. He does tree assessments for individuals, commercial clients, law firms, insurance companies, municipalities, landscape architecture firms, parks and woodland management agencies, and has assessed and evaluated thousands of individual trees in the past decade.

Here’s what past attendees had to say about the program and presenter John Palmer:

“Very good. Very useful. I will change some of what I have been doing based on what I have learned from this webinar.” – Civil Engineer

“John is one of two presenters in the last 30 years who has held my interest throughout an entire all day program.” – Architect

“Excellent presentation and content. I especially appreciated all of the references in the material.” – Civil Engineer

AIA Info

AIA Provider Statement:

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: Trees and Site Requirements

Delivery Method: Live

Course Description: This one-hour live webinar examines site and soil conditions that are required for planting trees and their maintaining their health.

Learning Objectives: 

Learning Objective 1:
Learners will be able to describe the ways in which soil compaction can prevent trees from thriving.

Learning Objective 2:
Learners will be able to identify the ways that trees can be harmed by the use of screened soils.

Learning Objective 3:
Learners will be able to make tree placement and planting decisions based on a thorough understanding of the function of tree roots.

Learning Objective 4:
Learners will be able to avoid placing trees in spots where they will conflict with the built environment, occupants or other trees.

LUs: 1.0                                                                                              LU Type: LU|HSW.

Prerequisites: Experience with site development and interest in promoting green spaces

Advance Preparation: None

Program Level: Intermediate

Course Expiration Date: 02/05/2023

Complaint Resolution Policy:

Complaints regarding this course can be emailed to doug@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.