Course Description and Credit Information

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







Pre-recorded webinar


Peter MacDonagh, FASLA; Kelby Fite, PhD., VP and Director - Barlett Tree Research Laboratory


US State Approvals

LA CES Approved


States: AK, AL, AR, CT, DC, DE, FL, IA, IL, IN, KS, KY, LA, MD, MO, MS, NE, NH, NJ, NV, NM, OH, OK, OR, PA, SC, SD, TN, TX, UT, VA, WA, WI, WV, WY


North Carolina


New Jersey




New York
***Each licensee is responsible for determining if this course meets the state requirements


GA and MN  
**Explanation: There is no process to get courses pre-approved in your state, but there should be no issues getting this course approved.
If not approved, we will exchange it for another course or provide a full refund.

**See explanation


Canada Provinces and Territories

British Columbia

Yes, per reciprocity with LA CES


Yes, per reciprocity with LA CES

Course curriculum

    1. Watch the Video

    1. Take the Quiz

    1. Take the Survey

    1. DeepRoot Products

    2. The DeepRoot Experience

    3. Silva Cell Tech Sheet

    4. Silva Cell Water Cycle

About this course

  • $26.99
  • 7 lessons
  • 1 hour of video content