Management of Urban Trees
Core course in the Arboriculture Specialization. Focusing on recognized industry standards for care, protection, preservation and industry ethics, leading to certification.
What you can learn.
- Learn the concepts and application of hazard tree evaluation, tree appraisal, problem diagnosis, tree inventory procedures, tree protection, and advanced arboricultural practices of long-term management of trees
About this course:The high economic, environmental, and social value of trees in our urban and suburban landscapes demands a basic understanding of practices related to the long-term management of trees. This course features a series of lectures, discussions, research, and field trips designed to introduce the student to the advanced professional applications of tree protection and preservation, hazard tree evaluation, tree appraisal, problem diagnosis, tree inventory procedures, and urban forestry. Recognized industry standards for professional practices and ethics are also introduced.
Spring 2020 Schedule
These courses meet in person and make use of an online presence to varying degrees.