DeepRoot announced its participation and presentations scheduled for the ASLA Annual Meeting & Expo in Phoenix September 28 – October 1, 2012. The conference, sponsored by the American Society of Landscape Architects (ASLA), will host more than 5,000 professionals who aim to earn up to 21 development hours and reconnect with the fundamentals elements of design.
DeepRoot is a green infrastructure product manufacturer and service supplier focusing on urban forestry and storm water management. The company will exhibit in Booth 1341, and landscape partner James Urban of Urban Trees + Soils will lead three seminars on the topics of bioretention rainwater treatment and healthy soils.
James, an ASLA Fellow, is credited with raising awareness about the skills required to successfully plant trees in difficult urban soils. He writes and lectures extensively on the subjects of urban forestry and green utilities.
Urban’s first session, featuring Bioretention Rainwater Treatment (Technical Design), is scheduled for Sunday, September 30 from 11:00 a.m – 12:30 p.m. in the Phoenix Convention Center, Room 120d. Attendees will learn how well-functioning bioretention facilities perform in the landscape, and how layout, soils and vegetation affect the facility’s performance.
Urban will conduct two other sessions about healthy soils on Monday, October 1 at the Phoenix Convention Center in room 124a. From 8:00 a.m. – 9:30 a.m., he will address the most important physical, organic and chemical properties of healthy soil. Attendees will learn the interrelationship of soil properties, plant growth and water movement. From 10:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m., he will speak out soil preservation, reuse and modification.
At booth 1341, DeepRoot will greet Expo attendees and display its products for high-quality tree care and stormwater management. With more than 30 years of experience, DeepRoot develops solutions that satisfy the needs of both the natural and built environment. The compay will feature the Silva Cell, an underground modular building block for tree growth and green environments.
“We are proud of our contribution of helping cities build sustainable communities and preserve urban forests. Our team looks forward to the learning and activities during this year’s ASLA meeting and expo,” said DeepRoot CEO Graham Ray, who co-invented the Silva Cell.