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Raglan, New Zealand
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Web site:
www.solscape.co.nz





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Permaculture Design Certificate course

Posted by Phil McCabe over 7 years ago

PDC 2 week intensive course at solscape Eco retreat in Raglan, starts March 24th 2014!

 

DESIGNING FOR ABUNDANCE AND ADAPTABILITY-
Two Week Intensive: March 24th- April 6th 2014

Course Topics Include:
- Permaculture Ethics and Principles
- Urban Design methods and strategies, Ecological Footprint, Urban Waste Cycles
- Organic Food Production, Urban Farming, Large Animals and Forests, Plantations

- Small Animals & Orchards, Bees, Poultry, Pigs, Plant and Animal Ecology
- Social Permaculture, Indigenous Resource Concepts, Cooperative Decision making
- Soil & Garden Fertility, Soil Testing, Composting, Worm Farms, Gardening Techniques
- Built Environment, Building Biology and Ecology, Passive Solar Design, Natural Materials

- Renewable Energy, Energy Analysis & Efficiency, Community Based Systems
- Water Harvesting and Storage, Hydrological Cycle, Water Treatment Techniques
- Financial Permaculture, Community Enterprise, Social Capital, Transition Towns
- Climate, Global & Local Patterns, Climate Change, Micro-climates, Urban Weather Patterns

- Aquaculture, Fish Farming,Natural Pond Systems, Nutrient Cycling, Restorative Harvest Systems

- Landscape Site Assessment, Natural Ecosystems, Wildlife & Land Restoration
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*Residential Rates from NZ$1645 – rate includes accommodation, 3 meals per day, and tuition.

*Non-Residential Rates from NZ$1145 – includes 1 meal per day and tuition.

* 10% Early Bird discount - Expires 20/1/2014
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SOLSCAPE is a 10 acre property nestled at the foot of Mt Karioi overlooking the Tasman sea, a short bush walk away from Ngaranui beach and world famous surf break Manu bay.

We are an Eco Retreat offering diverse accommodations consciously designed to fit within our primary goals of minimizing our ecological footprint and inspiring visitors with working models of sustainable living and a Progressive Learning Centre hosting and delivering learning opportunities in Sustainability arts, Permaculture and Holistic Living.

Tutors: 

Rick Thorpe, Liz Stanway, Finn Mackesey, Maxine Fraser, Nandor Tanczos, Ngahuia Baker, Simon Thompson, Ian Mayes

Location / Venue: 

Solscape Eco Retreat & Progressive Learning Centre.

611 Wainui Rd, Raglan

Contact Details: 

*Email: [email protected] *Phone: 07 8258268 *Web: www.solscape.co.nz

 

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