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TRB Webinar: Compost It! Environmental Benefits of Compost in Highway Roadsides


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Date(s)
June 23, 2021 02:00 PM - 03:30 PM U.S. Eastern
Cost (for your seat)
$95.00
Professional Development Hours for this webinar
1.5 hour(s)
Continuing Education Hours for this webinar
AAE: 0.0 hour(s)
AICP: 0.0 hour(s)
CLE: 0.0 hour(s)
Details

Composting can be done in your backyard and on your highways. TRB will host a webinar on Wednesday, June 23, 2021 from 2:00-3:30 PM Eastern that will focus on compost-based best management practices on highway roadsides. Presenters will discuss how these practices advance roadside revegetation, control erosion, reduce runoff, filter stormwater, and improve stormwater quality. They will also introduce practical tools and innovative methods to enhance water quality and roadside vegetation.

This webinar was organized by the TRB Standing Technical Committee on Landscape and Environmental Design.

Some registrants will need to pay $95 to attend this webinar. Sign into MyTRB.org to view registration information.

Webinar agenda and presenters

  1. Using compost blankets to reduce highway runoff volume: Allen Davis, University of Maryland
  2. Environmental benefits of compost for stormwater quality: David Crohn, University of California, Riverside
  3. Environmental benefits of compost for erosion control: Scott Dowlan, California Department of Transportation
  4. Question and answer session: Jack Broadbent, California Department of Transportation

 

The first 60 minutes of the webinar will be for presentations and the final 30 minutes will be reserved for audience questions.

Learning Objectives

At the end of this webinar, participants will be able to:

  1. Use compost-based best management practices in highway roadsides

 

Professional Development Hour Information

Professional engineers (PEs) who register and attend the entire webinar as an individual will be awarded 1.5 Professional Development Hours (PDHs). TRB’s webinar program awards PDH credits only to the registered individual, and not to other members of a group that view the webinar together. To be eligible for the credits, individuals must remain signed in for the entire webinar, including for any question and answer session following the presentations.

Please check with your licensing board to ensure that TRB webinar PDHs are approved by your board.

TRB will report credits earned to the Registered Continuing Education Program (RCEP). Complaints about registered providers may be sent to RCEP, 1015 15th Street, NW, 8th Floor, Washington, D.C., 20005.

Pre-registration is required. Once the webinar starts, you will be unable to register. Individuals that are registered for a webinar but do not receive their confirmation emails due to their organization’s internal firewalls should contact the TRB Helpdesk for assistance in signing in.

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Registration questions? Contact Beth Ewoldsen.