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Best Practices for Managing Trees During Design & Construction

How can landscape architects better protect a site's valuable assets during construction?

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Best Practices for Managing Trees During Design & Construction
Best Practices for Managing Trees During Design & Construction

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Jul 23, 2020, 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM


About the Event

Regulatory and voluntary site development processes may specify the management of trees during construction. They often require a pre-construction inventory of vegetation, an approved plan for retaining and removing vegetation and a plan for mitigating any vegetation loss as a result of site work. Part 5 of ANSI A300 is the industry standard guideline for development of written specifications for tree management during site planning, development and construction. This webinar explains the specific provisions of ANSI A300 and how to use them to obtain optimal results. Case studies illustrating the benefits of proper tree management during design & construction will be presented in detail.


Allan Fenner is a Connecticut and ISA licensed and certified arborist and a member of the American Society of Consulting Arborists, ASCA. He holds a B.S. in Natural Resource Development & Forest Science from the University of Rhode Island and a M.S. from Central Connecticut State University.

Allan has a wide range of arboricultural and urban forestry experience that includes the preparation of tree preservation plans, construction specifications for design, urban tree inventories and municipal tree preservation standards for road and sidewalk construction.

He is an accomplished speaker and educator and serves as a member of the Board of Directors and current President for the Connecticut Tree Protective Association. A member of the SavATree Consulting Group since 2015, Allan and his wife Laurie have 3 children and live in New Hartford.


At the end of this program, participants will:

1. Understand the benefits of managing trees during design & construction

2. Be familiar with the ANSI A300 Performance Standards for Tree Management during Construction

3. Know best practices for tree management pre, post and during construction

This program is being offered at no cost thanks to a collaborative effort between ASLA Connecticut and SavATree. Registered participants will receive a link to attend the webinar. Attendance will be taken during the webinar, and quizes will be emailed to confirmed attendees to take at their convenience. This session may be recorded for future viewing (decision pending).

ASLA Connecticut is a registered provider with the American Institute of Architects Continuing Education Systems (AIA/CES). Credit(s) earned on completion of this program will be reported to AIA/CES for AIA members. Certificates of completion for both AIA members and non-AIA members are available upon request.

This program has been approved by AIA/CES for continuing professional education. As such, it does not include content that may be deemed or construed to be an approval or endorsement by the AIA or ASLA of any material of construction or any method or manner of handling, using, distributing, or dealing in any material or product.


Course Code: 072320

Learning Units: 1.0 HSW

LA CES Course Code: 072320

Provider: CT Chapter of ASLA

Hours: 1.0 HSW


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