ADVANCED PERMACULTURE DESIGN
and PROJECT MANAGEMENT
July 29 - August 4, 2012
This is the summer to design a sustainable and abundant future.
Design your future now with a guided plan, a real permaculture design.
In the permaculture designer certification you found our landscape is filled with possibilities. Our lands already have all the ecological services we need to flourish and sustain an abundant lifestyle for growing our food, collecting fresh water for drinking and reducing your dependence on purchased resources.
This advanced design course unlocks the ecological capital that abounds within our yards, fields, and forests. It will give you the understanding, skills and foresight needed to assess, conceive and design your property into a perpetual harvest garden. Learn ecological landscape design language and technique while using the Permaculture design process to create an ecologically balanced residence and abundant lifestyle.
Pre-requisite: *PDC Certificate or advanced experience and instructor approval.
Study living forest gardens and landscape design techniques. Topics covered in the course will insure a life changing experience and enhance your skills for ecological design. Discover the sustainable solutions are specific to your site and enhance the ecological services.
needs, products and behaviors as templates for designdatabases, etc and Internet resources
Polyculture plant system design in gardens, edible forests, and perennial landscapesV: Final Design and Supervised Work Session (UD5)
Required Materials List:T-square 36”, Drafting tape, Triangles: 45-90 degree & 30-60 degree, Scissors Compass, Drafting pencils – HB, B, 2H, 4H, 8 Scale Ruler, Large and Small circle templates, Tube for carrying drawings, 8-scale graph paper; sheet size 24” x 36” (approx. 4 sheets), 24'x36' vellum paper , 2 sheets Bum Wad paper, Glue stick or double-stick tape, Eraser, Black ink pens – minimum of 3 tips: narrow, medium, bold (Rent all tools for $35.00 or free with cash or check registration).
Lodging: Camping is available on-site. Off-site lodging is available nearby.
Meals: A light breakfast and a daily lunch is provided. Dinner is arranged by the group or as individuals require.