Minor in Environmental Horticulture - Urban Tree Management HORT 4000   Urban Tree Management
CREDIT HOURS: 3
This course focuses on the management of the urban forest. Tree inventory systems, planning the urban forest, rhizosphere management, site reclamation, the valuation of urban trees, and trees and the law will be included. Lab exercises will include tree assessment techniques, tree inventory exercises, use of tree inventory software, new techniques for hazard tree assessment, new techniques for managing pests and diseases in urban trees, and site assessment and remediation. Tree pruning exercises will emphasize preservation of tree structure, quality of cuts, and work efficiency and safety.
NOTES: Fall semester
FORMAT:
  • Lecture
  • Lab

LAB HOURS PER WEEK: 3
PREREQUISITES: HORT 2011 or a previous course in arboriculture, or permission of the instructor