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Permaculture Water Management Systems for Suburban & Rural Blocks

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Permaculture Water Management Systems for Suburban & Rural Blocks

Time: June 10, 2017 from 9:30am to 12pm
Location: Yandina Community Garden
Street: Cnr North & Farrell
City/Town: Yandina
Website or Map: http://yandinacommunitygarden…
Event Type: workshop
Organized By: YCG
Latest Activity: May 30, 2017

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10th June Workshop  Permaculture Water Management Systems for Suburban & Rural Blocks with Danial Lawton (9.30 am)

Optimal harvesting and retaining of water is a key element of Permaculture design. Danial will explain how water can be effectively managed through design features such as swales, level sill spillways, tanks, ponds, and dams (incl leaky dam repair). Danial is a Permaculture consultant & educator with a Bachelor of Environmental Science (Ecology & Conservation Biology, Land & Water management), Masters in Environmental Management & Environmental Engineering. As a design consultant Danial draws on environmental science & Permaculture principles to design sustainable systems.

Cost: $5 Non-Members, Gold coin for Members, Free to Regular Volunteers

Duration 2 hours. Bookings are NOT required.

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