IBS Summer Programs
Inst. for Bioreg. Studies
pferraro at cycor.ca
Sat Apr 27 20:30:57 EDT 1996
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Institute For Bioregional Studies
This summer learn practical skills and knowledge
to design and implement sustainable systems
that are in harmony with the natural world.
Permaculture Design Course August 4-17
(at the Spry Point Ark, formerly the New Alchemy Institute)
Permaculture is about self-reliance, growing food, and building
energy-efficient structures. The PDC teaches the principles by
which sustainable systems become responsive to economic, social
and environmental elements. Graduates will be certified as
'Permaculture Designers' and will be entitled to use the term
in the pursuit of livelihood.
Dr. John Todd and Nancy Jack Todd, Monica Kuhn, Phil Ferraro,
Garry Lean, Dr. Dan Earle and others.
Eco-Cities Design Colloquia:
Building Sustainable Communities
August 18-21 Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island
Cities have become global environmental parasites; processing
food, fuel, energy and consuming resources well beyond their
boundaries. In the 21st century, cities must function in very
different ways or they will undermine their own survival and
that of their inhabitants.
An outstanding group of internationally known facilitators will
work with participants to develop a model eco-city along the
Charlotetown waterfront. The new plans will budget our
resources, conserve energy, utilize renewable energy
technologies, build long lasting structures, develop efficient
public transportation, reduce and recycle wastes and supply
staple foods locally.
Affordable Housing / Straw-bale Construction Workshop
This hands-on workshop wil explain the mechanics of building
with straw-bales and designing a home for energy efficiency.
For More Information contact: Institute for Bioregional Studies
email: pferraro at cycor.ca
Mail: 449 University Avenue, Suite 126
Charlottetown, PE C1A 8K3 (Send $2 for brochure)
Phone: (902) 892-9578
Phil Ferraro, Director
Institute for Bioregional Studies
449 University Avenue Suite 126 "Developing Local Solutions to
Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island Global Problems"
Canada C1A 8K3
More information about the permaculture