Permaculture Design Certification Course Pine Ridge Lakota Reservation, South Dakota Aug. 16 – 29, 2010
72-hour Permaculture Design Certification Course will give you the tools to…
* Create sustainable food systems in any environment * Practice water catchment and harvesting * Work with built environments * Build healthy communities * Share your knowledge to create urban farms, aid in rural areas and more
Location: Take advantage of this unique opportunity to learn these essential skills in a Native American environment. The Oglala Lakota tribe has a rich history. The Pine Ridge reservation is home to Wounded Knee, other key historical sites as well as a wealth of culture. Additional workshops and field trips will be offered by tribal members on sustainable technologies, tribal history and native practices. Instructor: Warren Brush, Certified Permaculture Designer and Educator throughout North America, India and West Africa, founder of True Nature Design, and co-founder of Quail Springs Learning Oasis and Permaculture Farm and Trees for Children. For more than 20 years, Warren has enlightened thousands of people on their discovery of sustainable living and respect for land and communities.
He teaches courses including: Permaculture Certification, Rainwater Harvesting Systems, Ferro-Cement Tank Building, Compost Toilet Systems, Greywater Solutions, Water for Every Farm, Drought Proofing, Cultural Mentoring, Introduction to Permaculture Systems, Corporation Sole Formation, Various Origins Skills, Food Forestry, among other offerings.
Learn more about Warren Brush organizations and programs:
Quail Springs Learning Oasis and Permaculture Farm, www.quailsprings.org, a 450-acre arid land Permaculture demonstration and educational center located in the southern California mountains.
Trees for Children, www.treesforchildren.org, is an organization that teaches youth how to plant trees in ways that contribute to their community’s resilience and stability. It also raises funds for tree planting projects.
Mentoring for Peace, www.mentoring4peace.com, is a research project that is discovering the nature of how to mentor our children to be peacemakers with broad concentric rings of influence.
True Nature Design, www.truenaturedesign.net, is Warren’s Permaculture design and education company
Wilderness Youth Project, www.wyp.org, a youth centered organization that mentors youth in learning nature observation and origins skills.
This course is being delivered in coordination with Olceri, a project to create sustainable, self-sufficient systems as a demonstration and educational site at Pine Ridge reservation For more information Registration Details: http://www.permacultureguild.us/category/courses/permaculture-certification-pineridge-2010/ Call Sam 406-223-5489 or Cory 818-731-4706 Prices include tuition, certification, handbook/course guide, organic catered meals, and camping accommodations nearby. Teepees will be available for early registrants.
Early registration with deposit to secure a place in the course is advised as enrollment is limited and the course is expected to fill quickly.
Early Bird discounts for payment in full by July 1, 2010. Early Bird price: $1,250
Regular registration $400 deposit to secure your space with balance due by July 20, 2010.