Fwd: sustaink12 digest: May 30, 2012
Mansel A NelsonSenior Program CoordinatorTribal Environmental EducationInstitute for Tribal Env ProfNorthern Arizona University928-523-1275
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SUSTAINK12 Digest for Wednesday, May 30, 2012.
1. Permaculture Design & Regenerative Leadership SCHOLARSHIPS
Subject: Permaculture Design & Regenerative Leadership SCHOLARSHIPS
From: "Common Circle Education" <vladislav@...>
Date: Wed, 30 May 2012 22:19:03 -0500
We're thrilled to announce the availability of a limited number of
scholarships for our upcoming Urban Permaculture & Regenerative
Leadership training in August. This is truly a training unlike
Permaculture Design & Regenerative Leadership Course - Aug 11-19th
Tuition co-pay with scholarship: $1000 (regular price: $3000!)
-> Discount code: AUGUSTSCHOLARSHIP (only valid for august course)
-> Link: http://www.commoncircle.com/pdc
We're making ONLY TEN of these need-based scholarships available
first-come-first-serve. Just sign up online, and if the system
accepts your credit card information with the code, you're in.
Want to know why you should join the program? Check out just some
of the many reviews from participants of our programs:
This course was the BEST time I have had in the past 6 years"
-- Lana T
"I really enjoyed the experience, I can feel my permaculture
mind continuing to grow as things settle in from the course."
-- Jaye M
"Thank you for the experience I had with Common Circle - it
was wonderful. Best wishes and continued growth." -- Susan L,
Join an unforgettable program in leadership, permaculture and
sustainable design in Oregon with the world's most renowned
instructors and change your life, your community and your
planet. Not only do Common Circle Education courses offer the
most complete curriculum of any similar program, but the people
who come to the programs make this the most powerful training
Gain cutting-edge skills in nature-inspired sustainable design
that's applicable virtually anywhere design is used -- from green
businesses to your own back yard. Visit ecovillages, organic
farms, the nation's first biofuel station (ever seen a gas station
with solar panels and a green roof selling kombucha? ;), while
spending two weeks with some of the most inspiring people around!
Course: Suburban Permaculture Design & Leadership Certificate
Location: Eugene, Oregon - Organic meals and lodging included!
-- More info @ http://www.commoncircle.com/pdc --
During the workshop, we will talk about:
* Smart nature-inspired design principles
* Rainwater catchment and storage
* Greywater - smart water re-use with plant filters
* Food forests & garden design for food abundance
* Eco-psychology and Regenerative Leadership
* Intentional community design and dynamics
* Bio-remediation and toxic waste cleanup
* Natural building design - cob, strawbale and more
* Soil biology and regeneration
* Sustainable transportation and fuels
* Green business and sustainable economics
* Natural patterns and principles
* Everything you ever wanted to know about plants and soil!
"My experience in the course was invaluable. I find myself with a
new permaculture lens that I can put on at will, and see the world
around me in a way that I feel leads to making more conscious
decisions and living better in harmony with the earth."
- Deborah F., Course Graduate
This course will combine critical design skills with leadership,
nature connection, and most importantly an urban focus, building
and exceeding upon the internationally-recognized Permaculture
Design Certification curriculum. Our programs offer by far the
most complete curriculum of any similar course -- with a huge
focus on leadership, personal growth and community design as well
as green business.
You'll learn how to create sustainable, thriving human systems,
from green houses and organic gardens, to local micro-economies
and communities, using sustainable design principles that are
applicable to every human system, from businesses, communities,
and cities to personal relationships.
Because of our unique focus on Urban and Suburban solutions,
our courses are radically different from most other programs,
teaching permaculture as a design science rooted in nature.
With most of the world's population in cities, we must
meet people where they live with real sustainable solutions.
-- More info @ http://www.commoncircle.com/pdc --
Starting by learning the lessons from nature with some of the
world's most renowned organic farming experts, we will then look
at how to apply what we learned from the soil and the water to
building sustainable, lasting institutions.
Common Circle Education is the nation's ecological design and
sustainable living school with courses in Oregon, Hawaii and
California; our instructors are some of the most well-known
leaders in sustainability, organics and permaculture design.
We hope you will be able to join us for this incredible,
life-changing experiential course!
Don't wait - sign up today before these few spots fill up! If you
have questions - call us at 1-800-376-3775!
Common Circle Education
mail: 14525 SW Millikan Way, Suite 17760, Beaverton, OR 97005
LOVE us on Facebook: http://facebook.com/commoncircl
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