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2 day Permaculture Design Course for Small Farming Holders

80.00 65.00

9-10 Feb
Clonakilty Woodfield

Introductory education sessions

Earth Repair for Abundance and Resiliency

Description

Introductory Education Sessions

Earth Repair for Abundance and Resiliency

The tendrils of resilience are rooted in living soil and abundant water
Warren Brush

Permaculture Design Surveying and digital property mapping

With surveying we can ensure accurate site setting out of property, from swales and drains, dams and ponds. You can learn everything you need to realize earthworks on your site – and discover the many benefits doing so brings to the soil, plants, animals, and you! Discover how to analyze, plan, create and plant your earthworks to make healthy ecosystems and preserve precious water.
Using all the latest modelling and processing software we can deliver, teaching our surveys in digital formats that are specific to our clients requirement.

Consider how water earthworks can provide cultivation opportunities!

  • Analyze the suitability of earthworks for your site
  • Understand the importance of topsoil preservation when excavating
  • Recognize the function of and when they might be appropriate on a site
  • Learn about constructing a earthwork holding water bodies and the importance of water and nutrient cycle.

Practical experience

Keyline design, contour line, positioning axis, swales, pond, drainage…

  • How we are affected in everyday life when we guard mother earth.
  • Understanding the cycle of life to help design a return surplus.
Growing soil and establishing a landscape and vegetation

Using water to equalize fertility, and applying liquid feed is the most effective way to replace or maintain fertility. This session is about liquid feed, bio-fertilizer and the anaerobic digesting process.

Water is Life

Water is one of the most powerful living elements.
A practical exercise of how we see, feel and work with water in a landscape, leading to an understanding of the dynamic of life in relation to the water cycle.

Community Topics

Community topics covered include trees soil, water and a practical permaculture implementation exercise.

Trees are our Elders

Celebration of the Tree of Life and how it affects our Ancient Culture. Trees and how trees affect life on our planet.

Guest Speakers

Bill Liao

WeForest global forestation

  • Climate change in Action
  • Presentation for *Global Reforestation Project *

Eugene Curran

Department of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food
Topic

  • Native woodland, agroforestry, Biodiversity and plantation for farming holder
  • Funding, Planing, Implementation, Maintenance
  • The function of forests

Planting Trees, Believe in the Future

Presentation by István Márkuly
Introduction for different functions of the forest plan

  • native woodland
  • Biodiversity, bee forest
  • forest-garden
  • orchard
  • agroforestry
  • coppice & timber production

Planting trees in memory of Bill Mollison.

Technical & Practical by István Márkuly

  • Demonstration about caring/planting trees.
  • Observing the landscape, earthwork and tree-planting
  • Work whit the land (Group exercise)

Trees eat us all in the end, so plant one for me when I’m gone, and if you hear that I’ve died you can tell them they’ve lied, I’m just shading out somebody’s lawn.
Charlie Mgee (Bill Mollison)


About the Curse

This course gives you a comprehensive guide to the various forms of earthworks that can be excavated on a permaculture site to help capture, store and channel water that comes onto your property.

We are a team of experienced and trusted land surveyors working in the civil engineering and land surveying as Property Services/Permaculture Designer and Teachers.

  • Learn about the benefits a pond can bring to a permaculture site
  • From swales and dams to drains and ponds, you can learn everything you need to construct earthworks on your site – and discover the many benefits doing so brings to the soil, plants, animals, and you!
  • Discover how to analyze, plan, create and plant your earthworks to make healthy ecosystems and preserve precious water.
  • Learn how to plant a swale to create a long-lasting ecosystem
  • Consider how water earthworks can provide cultivation opportunities
  • Analyze the suitability of earthworks for your site
  • Understand the importance of topsoil preservation when excavating
  • Recognize the function of dams and when they might be appropriate on a site
  • Learn about constructing a pond, swales and the importance of trees

Timetable

Permaculture Design Course for Small Farming Holders weekend program

Session I
9:00-10:30
Session II
11:00-12:30
Session III
13:30-15:00
Session IV
15:30-17:00
Day of Soil
Saturday
Feb 9th
Permaculture Design Surveying and digital property mapping How water earthworks can provide cultivation opportunities Practical experience Water is Life
Day of Trees
Sunday
Feb 10th
István Márkuly
Trees are our Elders
Bill Liao
Presentation for Global Reforestation Project
Eugene Curran
Native woodlands, agroforestry, biodiversity and plantation for farming holder
Planting trees in memory of Bill Mollison

Additional information

Day

1st day (09/02), 65
2nd day (10/02), 65

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