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From: Josh Robinson <welcometherain-Re5JQEeQqe8AvxtiuMwx3w <at> public.gmane.org>
Subject: San Diego Permaculture Design Course
Newsgroups: gmane.technology.permaculture.sdpg
Date: Tuesday 13th March 2012 03:44:39 UTC (over 5 years ago)
*Permaculture Design Course*

*San Diego 3rd and 4th weekends of May, June, and July
*

*Learn how Permaculture design can meet and exceed human needs by
transforming human gardens and communities into fully functioning
ecosystems. Receive hands-on experience on how to apply the principles of
ecological design in your own home, farm, neighborhood, and city.
***
*Permaculture is an integrated ecological design system for creating
sustainable human settlements.  Far more than a set of gardening tips and
te
**chniques, Permaculture is about understanding and designin**g** t**he
connections between people, the earth, plants, energy, climate, water,
transportatio**n, shelter, an**imals, economics a**nd much more.   *
*This course is for:*
*Home owners, renters, gardeners, farmers, ranchers, landscapers,
architects, builders, developers, civic planners, educators,
environmentalists, students … everyone who wishes to learn how to live
sustainably and apply the principles of holistic design to their respective
fields.

Course topics:
*

   - *Permaculture ethics *
   - *Permaculture design principles*
   - *Understanding natural patterns*
   - *Creating healthy soil*
   - *Plant selection, plant guilds & food forests*
   - *Site analysis & design*
   - *Mapping *
   - *Climate and microclimates*
   - *Water harvesting *
   - *Energy*
   - *Natural building*
   - *Bioregional theory*
   - *Local food systems & community land access *
   - *Co-housing, eco-villages & City Repair*
   - *Design for peak oil & ecological collapse *
   - *Ecological economics & community currencies*

*
About the course: This 72 hour curriculum will cover Bill Mollison’s
PERMACULTURE DESIGNERS MANUAL plus more recent material.  The course
consists of six (6) three (2)-day weekends held throughout San Diego
County.  The spread out weekend format is to accommodate local residents
schedules to participate in this valuable learning experience taught by
regional experts in Permaculture & Sustainability.  Course experience will
include classroom instruction, field trips, hands-on activities, required &
suggested readings & completion of a permaculture design project. Upon
successful completion of the course, the student will receive Permaculture
Design Certification. *

For more information and to sign up:
http://www.edenonearthlandscaping.com/pdc/

-- 
Josh Robinson
(928) 853-9716

www.EdenOnEarthLandscaping.com
Higher Elevation
Permaculture<http://www.edenonearthlandscaping.com/higher-elevation-permaculture/>
 
CD: 22ms