Cloudburst Cultivated Ecology/Clearlight Permaculture Design

Permaculture Design Course 2012 Schedule

Permacuture Design Course Schedule

At The Peace – Atorium  2012

Each Module Can Be Taken As A Weekend Workshop

 

Weekend 1) April 7th & 8

Welcome

Introductions

Administration And Ground Rules

Accommodations

Learning Styles

References And Resources

Permaculture Definition

Permaculture History

Permaculture In Society

Ethics

Principles

The Terrible Time Of Day

Why We Need To Change

Paradigm Shift

Natural Ecosystems

Outside Observation, Reading The Landscape

Concepts, Themes And Methods Of Design Overview

Food Webs

Sectors, Zones, Guilds, And Evolution

 

Weekend 2) April 21st & 22nd

Design Project

System Thinking

Methods Of Design

Zone And Sector Analysis

Pattern Understanding

Patterns In Nature

Boundary Conditions And Edges

Climate/Microclimate

Changing Climates

Global Weather Systems

Precipitation

Radiation, Wind, Latitude, Landscape

Weekend 3) May 5th & 6th

Buildings And Structures

Natural Building Materials And Techniques

Creating Alternative Energy Systems For Your Home

(You Can do It)

Solar, Wind, Photovoltaics

Apartment Strategies

Solar Greenhouses And Bioshelters

New Developments

Natural Cooling

 

Weekend 4) May 19th & 20th

Soils

Soil Health And Your Health

Garden Designs

Water Storage And Harvesting

Keyholes and Keylines

Companion Planting

Sheet Mulching And Lasagna Gardening

Chicken Tractors

Biodynamics

Composting

Vermicomposting

Seed Saving

Animals In The System

Grey Water

Waste Recycling

Trees

Forest Gardening

Integrated Pest Management

Nutrient Dense Gardening And Farming

Biochar

 Weekend 5) June 2nd And 3rd

Water

Aquaculture

Aquaponics

Chanampa Systems

Polycultures

Ponds

Catchment

Swimming Pools

Urban Permaculture

Roof Top, Deck, And Container Gardening

Earthworks And Access

Design Team Practicum Begins

 

Weekend 6) June 9th & 10th

Other Climates

Dryland Strategies

Landscape Features In Deserts

Desert Houses, Gardens, And Water

Plant Themes For Drylands, Salting Of Soils

Cold Montane Deserts

Humid Tropic Strategies

Tropical Soils, Houses, And Gardens

Land Management, Polycultures, And Villages

Humid To Cool Climate Strategies

Design Practicum

 

Weekend 7) June 23rd & 24th

Fungi Growing And Maintaining From Spore To Fruit To Spore

Mycoremediation

Bioremediation

Unusual Crops

Types Of Community Gardens

CSA’s

Permaculture Villages, Neighborhoods

Land Trust Development

Design Practicum

 Weekend 8) July 7th & 8th

The Permaculture Community

Invisible Structures

Alternative Global Nation

Starting A Local Permaculture Group And Networking

Land Access

Working In Different Cultures

Design Presentation

Certification

Feedback

Photos, Celebration, And Farewell

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