Tag Archives: design for disaster

Local Lonnie Howell published in Permaculture Design Magazine Fall 2015

Check out Lonnie Howell’s article Design for Disaster: Grief in the Fall 2015 Permaculture Design Magazine.  Lonnie shares his personal experience with grief and loss, and how he found solace by applying permaculture principles to the grieving process.  A touching article on a topic that can be hard to address.  From Lonnie: “Harvest the edges… Read More »

Stream Restoration & Debris Removal Grant Applications Due 7/1/2014

From Colorado Department of Natural Resources: Stream Restoration & Debris Removal Grant Program Guidance Now Available Funding has been made available through Senate Bill 14-179 to the Stream Restoration Grant Account within the Flood and Drought Response Fund for watershed cleanup and stream restoration in areas affected by the September 2013 flood.  Both private and… Read More »

Boulder County Water Tour, 6/7, Registration Now Open

Boulder County Water Tour 2014 Date:  Saturday, June 7, 2014 Time:  8:45 pm to 3 pm Cost:  $20 (lunch included) Registration Required:  https://watertour2014.eventbrite.com (tour has sold out every year so please make reservations asap) Location:  Buses will pick up at Boulder County Fairgrounds (SOUTH lot off of Nelson Rd, near Longmont Humane Society) Water is… Read More »

Locals Avery Ellis and Adam Brock to speak at Permaculture Voices

Local permaculturists Avery Ellis and Adam Brock will be speaking at the Permaculture Voices conference in Temecula, CA.  The four-day conference, taking place March 13-16, 2014, features permaculture leaders from across the U.S. and as far away as Australia.  From Permaculture Voices: “We want big change.  We wanted to make an impact.  So we have… Read More »

This Thursday, 2/20: Permaculture Community Benefit in Boulder

Embracing a Radically Uncertain Future–From Zombie Apocalypse to Deep Transition Featuring Michael Brownlee of Local Food Shift and local permaculture designers Amanda and Brian Scott of 63rd St. Farm Thursday, February 20, 2014 Pot luck starts at 5:30pm, Presentations and discussion starts at 7pm Boulder Meadows Community Room, 4500 19th St., Boulder, CO, 80304 (1… Read More »

Advanced PDC, Designing for Resilient Local Communities, postponed

The Advanced Permaculture Design Course on Designing for Resilient Local Communities planned by Sandy Cruz, Barbara Mueser, and Marco Lam has been postponed until late summer, 2014.  Details and updated course dates to follow!

Early Registration for Advanced PDC Ends Soon

Just a reminder that if you’re considering taking the upcoming Advanced Permaculture Design Course on Designing Resilient Local Communities, the early registration discount ends January 31st.  From the course organizers: “The Front Range advanced design course in community resilience is coming right up!  Our teaching team has been busy lining up expert guests to share… Read More »

Upcoming Advanced Permaculture Design Course: Designing for Resilient Local Communities

In early 2014, Sandy Cruz, Barbara Mueser, and Marco Lam will pilot an advanced permaculture design course specially tailored to Colorado’s Front Range and beyond.    Addressing global changes that affect local bioregions and communities, they envision this course as a catalyst in coalescing energy towards large-scale permaculture design and activism among the many hundreds of PDC graduates… Read More »

Upcoming Workshops: Fruit Tree Care, Climate Battery Build, Design for Disaster, Mycology

The Living Arts School is hosting workshops in January and February on Fruit Tree Care, Climate Battery Build, Design for Disaster and Basic Mycology.  All workshops are taught by graduates of the Permaculture Through the Seasons! permaculture design course in Boulder: Wesley Swartz, Avery Ellis, Brian Scott, and Jared Urchek.  Additionally, Avery and Brian completed… Read More »

Floods and People Care

As I watch this downtown Boulder neighborhood dry slowly, and listen to the sounds of rescue helicopters overhead, there have been a few thoughts at the front of my mind: design for disaster!  People Care!  Earth Care, People Care, Fair Share (to achieve the aims of Earth and People Care): the ethics of permaculture.  Boulder… Read More »