Designing for Both Trees and Rocks, Trees for Storm Water, and Other Weird Things.

Length
March 13, 45 mins; March 14, 1 hour
Track
Certified Arborist
Commerical Arboriculture and Forestry
Community Forestry and Arboriculture
Municipal Forestry and Arboriculture
Audience
Technical
Type
Concurrent
Location
3/13 CC331; 3/14 HC413

Trees and rocks coexist, and this happens easily without human input. Designing for tree and rock successful coexistence requires adaptive thinking for contract implementation. This presentation will explore design elements and uses of trees and rocks for urban and rural storm water treatment systems, vegetated riprap for slopes/ditches, and naturalizing river and lake edges.

Speaker(s)

Dwayne is a certified professional in erosion and sediment control. He has more than 20 years’ experience in the practice of erosion prevention and storm water management for the Minnesota Department of Transportation. He provides technical support for storm water quality design, specification for construction activities, BMP guidance documents, and environmental commitment implementation.