Carolina Canopy Workshop- Urban Soils: Supporting Trees from the Start
Nov 08, 2021
9:00 am - 2:00 pm
We are excited to present our first workshop in the 2021 Carolina Canopy workshop series. Join us for this workshop on urban soils, the building block of any successful urban landscape.
9:00 - 9:15 a.m. Registration and Welcome
9:15 - 10:15 a.m. The Life of Soil
Ron Danise, Southern Organics and Supply
10:15 - 10:30 a.m. BREAK
10:30 - 11:30 a.m. An Arborists Review of Soil Science
Patrick Anderson, Rainbow Tree Care Scientific
Soil is arguably the most important component for long-term tree health and survival. The field of soil science is vast, and encompasses microbiology, hydrology, chemistry, etc. During this discussion we will review the composition of a typically healthy soil and breakdown the key components of how urban/suburban trees interact.
11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. LUNCH (provided by Arborguard Tree Specialists)
12:30 - 1:15 p.m. Tree Plating Challenges
Kevin Heifferon, City of Greenville
Using downtown Greenville as the backdrop, Kevin will present the different challenges and issues of his tree planting program. Discussion will include tree pits, vandalism, tree grates, positives and negatives.
1:15 - 2:00 p.m. Soil Management During Construction
Mark Livingston, Arborguard Tree Specialists
This presentation will discuss the management strategies, process, and tools that we have to manage tree preservation in the built environment. Mark will showcase projects from Georgia and South Carolina to highlight options available for soil management.
Credits Applied for:
ISA: 3.5 CEUs
SAF: 3 cat.1 credits
NC Landscape Cont: 3.5L credits
Contact Leslie Moorman
252-653-6277 or email@example.com
Reedy Creek Park - 2900 Rocky River Rd., Charlotte, NC 28213
|Non-Member Early Fee Amount:||$45.00|
|Non-Member Late Fee Amount:||$45.00|
|Member Early Fee Amount:||$25.00|
|Member Late Fee Amount:||$25.00|