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Earthworks & Water Harvesting with David Spicer

Earthworks & Water Harvesting with David Spicer

Earthworks & Water Harvesting with David Spicer and guest teacher Geoff Lawton August 29 – September 2 This earthworks course is a hands-on course that will help you design and implement water harvesting strategies on your property. Also, this course gives great value to enhance any serious consultant’s portfolio to have confidence when supervising contractors. Earthworks construction can be a rewarding investment in your property. Enhancing the aesthetic appeal, functionality and value of your landscape are all realistic potential outcomes. However, it can be intimidating to order large machinery onto your property and getting it wrong can be discouraging and very expensive. This course will give you the knowledge and confidence to get your earthworks right, first time around.In this course, you will learn the theory and practice of Permaculture Earthworks – learning site design skills, surveying and directing earthmoving machines to establish dams, swales, terraces, access roads and more. […]

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Permaculture Design Course

Permaculture Design Course

Permaculture Design Certificate July 25 @ 8:00 am – August 5 @ 5:00 pm Permaculture Design Certificate Course The 72-hour Permaculture Design Certificate (PDC) Course allows you to be the change you want to see in the world. Based on Bill Mollison’s Permaculture Designers’ Manual, it provides skills and solid knowledge in Permaculture design as a science that can create abundant ecosystems sustainably in the backyard, a small farm or on a larger broad acre landscape. The problems of the world are becoming increasingly complex but the answers remain embarrassingly simple. Bill Mollison COURSE DESCRIPTION Permaculture integrates land, resources, people and the environment through mutually beneficial synergies – imitating the no waste, closed loop systems seen in diverse natural systems. Permaculture studies and applies holistic solutions that are applicable in rural and urban contexts at any scale. It is a multidisciplinary toolbox including agriculture, water harvesting and hydrology, energy, natural […]

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Protected: Introduction to Permaculture Earthworks 2 day Course at Farrants Hill, Northern NSW

Protected: Introduction to Permaculture Earthworks 2 day Course at Farrants Hill, Northern NSW

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Fencing a lost Art, Caroola Farm, Mulloon, NSW

 Fencing a lost Art. Practical 2 day Workshop at Caroola Farm, 9074 Kings Highway, Mulloon, NSW    21st May, 2016 – 22nd May, 2016 “Whether you are after traditional or modern fencing, standard or electric, movable or fixed this workshop is for you. Learn what options and what you need for farm fencing at your property. Get hands on experience that will enable you to take control of your own fencing requirements which will help you to better manage stock, tress and wildlife systems”.  These courses include 30% theory and 70% practical application, a real hands on approach to learning; our aim is to skill you up to become a permaculture generalist instilling the skills you need to develop your site. For a copy of the brochure click here: FencingALostArt   About the location Caroola Farm 9074 Kings Highway, Mulloon, NSW 2622 is a 100 acre (40 hectare) property in the locality of […]

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Basic Carpentry and Building Practical Weekend Workshop

Basic Carpentry and Building Practical Weekend Workshop

Basic Carpentry and Building Practical Weekend Workshop with David Spicer 13 and 14 September 2014 Caroola Farm, Mulloon NSW (between Bungendore and Braidwood) Part of our Farm Establishment Series of Practical Workshops David Spicer’s approach to teaching comes from his proven practicality, having over 15 years’ experience in permaculture design and education. His courses are 70% practical and 30% theory. David has worked and taught with Bill Mollison at the Permaculture Institute Tasmania, and Geoff Lawton at the Permaculture Research Institute’s Australia Zaytuna farm. Want to find out how to plan and build basic structures for your garden and farm without having to outsource the problem? Wood stores, animal shelters, sheds and outhouses. There is a lot you can do yourself. We’ll be looking at different building plans, methods and techniques. Working step by step to put it all together, with the finale of building a small shed. David is […]

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Regenerative Farm Forestry 2 day workshop

Regenerative Farm Forestry 2 day workshop

2 day workshop Learn how to manage our exciting native forest for saw logs, pole wood, fence post, fire wood etc. while having a very beneficial effect on the structure of the forest itself, increasing bio-diversity from the forest floor up to the canopy  also learn the basics of portable sawmills Find out how relatively easy it is, to set-up a portable sawmill, then be ready to start milling in 30 to 40 minutes, urban or rural – it’s do-able! Instructor David Spicer is owner/operator of a portable Lucas sawmill and will have this machine on site for the workshop He brings a unique combination of knowledge and experience with tree growing, management, harvesting, timber processing and utilization. David is renowned for his practical approach to teaching nationally internationally and is a registered teacher #5 with the Permaculture Research Institute with over 15 years’ experience in permaculture education and plus […]

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