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The Tree Course: Science, Design, and Sustainability

January 17 @ 8:00 am - 4:30 pm

By HalfMoon Education, Inc.


The Scientific, Economic, and Aesthetic Benefits of Trees

• Physical benefits
• Environmental benefits
• Social benefits
• Health benefits
• Economic benefits

If Trees Could Talk – The Secrets of Healthy, Mature Trees

• Biology and anatomy
• Soil
• Roots
• Oxygen
• Stress
• Native vs. non-native

Trees Are Infrastructure: Design Elements That Appreciate

• Placement and value
• Benefits
• Deforestation By Design TM
• Structural cells
• Planning vs. design
• After the job

Trees And Site Requirements: Always At Odds?

• Compaction and proctor density
• The brown infrastructure
• Screened soils: The silent killer
• Root myths
• Avoidable conflicts

Trees That Outlive Designs: After The Project Is Finished

• Trees in teacups
• Soil volume
• Proper structure
• Lifespan
• Increasing value

Threats To Trees

• Biotic and abiotic
• An ounce of prevention
• Neglect
• Computer modeling risks

Event Location

Hilton Garden Inn Boise Spectrum
7699 West Spectrum Stree
Boise, ID 83709

Lunch is not provided.


(715) 835-5900 or customerservice@halfmoonseminars.org

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