This is a two-week certificate course in land–use design based on the sustainable living philosophy of Permaculture. Topics to be covered include permaculture theory, food diversity, soil enrichment, water use, erosion control, natural building, organic gardening, forest farming, and more. The primary instructor is Brock Dolman with many guest instructors. Comfortable lodging and outstanding meals are included in the course fee of $1,650/$1,550 if registered three weeks in advance. For information see www.oaec.org or call 874-1557 x.101.
The Bay Nature events calendar features events sponsored by Bay Area nature organizations from Sonoma to Santa Cruz. Find guided hikes, learn about Bay Area wildlife, enjoy nature festivals, and more! For Bay Nature-sponsored events click here.