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Permaculture Design Certification Course

So. California Mountains www.quailsprings.org

For International Development Professionals

June 18th- July1st, 2012 $1,650 Early Bird by 2/1/2012-$1,450 Limited Space-Register Today
Orphaned Children learn to plant a greywater basin at a Permaculture Design Course to better their own home

Permaculture is an integrated design system that provides a framework for consciously designed landscapes that provide diversity, stability, and resilience for individuals and communities. This course will assist you and your organization in integrating into your projects:

Sustainable International Development

Creating an on-contour bio-swale with Permaculture students at Lake Victoria on Rusinga Island in Kenya

Holistic Design Increased Food Security Community-Based Development Waste Cycling Sustainability Education Clean Water and Drought Proofing Health and Nutrition Sustainable Vocations & Enterprise Energy Efficiency and Storages Collaborative Strategy

Applied Learning
Integrated Design Composting Water Harvesting Compost Toilets Bio-Char Waste Cycling Earthworks Rocket Stoves Design Priorities Drought Proofing Ecological Building Soil building Aquaculture Watershed Restoration Bio-Sand Filtration Integrated Pest Mgmt Broad Acre Applications Biomimicry Food Forestry Appropriate Technology Bio-Engineering Peacemaking Resilient Food Production Conflict Resolution Greywater Systems Community Organizing Livestock Integration Rebuilding Springs

Students working on an element analysis exercise

Why Permaculture

Permaculture is widely recognized as one of the most effective design methodologies for attaining sustainability worldwide. Permaculture is in 160 countries with an estimated 850,000 grassroots projects on-the-ground.

A Liberian woman presenting her permaculture design for her certification

Course Instruction Team

Learning to use simple tools like an A-Frame to find contour

Email: info@quailsprings.org or call 805-886-7239

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My learning journey at Quail Springs Our instruction team is comprised of a helped to nurture diverse mix of Quail Springs residents and special guest instructors from around the my presence of mind world lead by Warren Brush, international to be a better and permaculture educator, designer and more active listener co-founder of Quail Springs, and Loren Luyendyk, the founder of Surfers Without a vital trait for Borders and Global Permaculture Design the international Group. development Other guest instructors include: Julius Piti, professional. The Alissa Sears, Cathe Fish, Andrew Jones, coursework was Jeannette Acosta, Brenton Kelly, Lyn Hebenstreit, Tara Blasco, Pete Schwartz, incredibly pertinent and Daniel Parra-Hensel to my work in Uganda and without a doubt made me more aware, Program Affiliates more compassionate, and more focused in CalPoly University my role as a Christie Communications project manager and Global Resource Alliance human being. Forest Voices Permaculture Research Institute - a Former Student
Rio Beni Health Foundation

Quail Springs believes that lasting ecological health and social harmony can be fostered through emphasizing the connection between people, food, shelter, energy, and water.


Quail Springs is an ideal drylands site to learn about permaculture for Sustainable International Development

Course Tuition is ALL INCLUSIVE & Includes: Camping, Healthy Food, & Instruction