Biochar: An Emerging Tool for Improving the Health and Survivability of Urban Trees

Presented by: Provided by DeepRoot

Course description

What is Biochar? How is Biochar made? What has the research shown? Where has this been used before in some case studies? What type of challenges exist with the use of Biochar? All of these questions will be answered in this webinar. There will be a discussion about why Biochar is important.

Recent research will be presented and a discussion of what practitioners need to know when incorporating it into their designs. Case studies and some of the challenges will be presented and discussed.


Learning Objectives:

1. Learn what is biochar, and how is it made.
2. Understand what the research has shown about the use of biochar on the health and survivability of urban trees.
3. Comprehend what challenges the use of biochar faces and what a practitioner needs to know when using biochar.


General Course Information

Credits1 CEU/CE/PH/CH
HSWYes
FormatPre-recorded webinar
PresenterPeter MacDonagh, FASLA; Kelby Fite, PhD., VP and Director - Barlett Tree Research Laboratory


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North CarolinaYes
New JerseyYes
FloridaYes
GA, MN, and SD
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If not approved, we will exchange it for another course or provide a full refund.
Yes
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Canada Provinces and Territories

British ColumbiaYes, per reciprocity with LA CES
OntarioYes, per reciprocity with LA CES


Provided by DeepRoot
Provided by DeepRoot

DeepRoot Green Infrastructure develops solutions to enhance urban forests and surrounding watersheds in city streets, parking lots, campuses, and other heavily-paved areas. Silva Cell, our flagship product, is an underground framework for containing lightly compacted soil that supports large trees and absorbs runoff from rain, increasing air and water quality, reducing energy loads, mitigating heat island effect and nurturing trees for a long life in their communities. Headquartered in San Francisco with locations in Vancouver, and London, DeepRoot has more than forty years of experience helping trees thrive in cities, nurturing over 500 blocks of urban treescape in the built environment around the world. http://deeproot.com

This course is presented by:

Peter MacDonagh, FASLA

Kelby Fite, PhD; VP and Director of Barlett Tree Research Laboratory

Course Curriculum

Biochar: An Emerging Tool for Improving the Health and Survivability of Urban Trees Video
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Reviews (3)

Not bad

by Martha P
Not bad for only an hour-long webinar. Not bad at all...

Highly informative

by Pamel J
Urban trees need all the help it can get to proper. Biochar indeed can be an answer.

Didn't know much..

by Janet M
Don't know much about Biochar so I took the course and became more informed. Thanks!

Not bad

by Martha P
Not bad for only an hour-long webinar. Not bad at all...

Highly informative

by Pamel J
Urban trees need all the help it can get to proper. Biochar indeed can be an answer.

Didn't know much..

by Janet M
Don't know much about Biochar so I took the course and became more informed. Thanks!