Permaculture

Video: How to Create and Restore Robust Ecosystems

Michael Pilarski explains the process of ecosystem building in all its facets. Whether you are restoring a native ecosystem back to its original state, or creating hybrid ecosystems that humans can enjoy full-time, featuring productive plants and animals for economic value set in the context of a fully-functioning ecosystem, you will find tons of valuable information in this video. We mean TONS in the literal sense, because as Michael will explain, it's about increasing the WEIGHT of your ecosystem in biomass, living or decomposing organic matter, on your site.

Beekeeping in Ecotopia and Common Name Index & Honey-plant Bloom Chart

Lark D'Arbole was born in 1948. During 1982 he was transported into the year 2100. After several days in the future, he reappeared back in 1982. Other time trips have occurred at irregular intervals since that first trip. As a result of D'Arbole's visits he has been able to give us an idea of in the Pacific Northwest 118 years into the future. On one of his visits in 1983, Lark brought back the following report.

Also included is a Common Name Index & Honey-plant Bloom Chart.

Hands on Hugelkultur Workshop Facilitated by Michael Pilarski, Ashley Kehl and Gene Eisele

Example of hugelkultur bedsAbout this Event

We will build and plant a hugelkultur as well as examine recently built ones. The workshop will include touring 3 properties with a dozen hugelkulturs built over the last 4 years. From gigantic scale built with excavators to small backyard scale built by hand. This class is ourdoors, be prepared for the weather.

Rehydrating Landscapes - Great Info

Picture of Russian River WatershedOn  February  3-4, 2021, the Russian River Watershed Association hosted a two-day online event, Rehydrating the Russian River Watershed: Moving Towards Regenerative Landscapes with Didi Pershouse and Walter Jehne, renowned Australian microbiologist and climate scientist. I was able to catch some of this live and watch the recordings.  This is excellent information!

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