Brock Dolman is nationally recognized as a leading permaculture educator and innovative design consultant. He is co-founder and program director of the widely acclaimed Occidental Arts and Ecology Center and a cofounder of the Sowing Circle, LLC, intentional community. He has been working in the fields of horticulture, biology, landscape design, and installation for more than 20 years.
He co-directs the WATER Institute, Permaculture Design Program and Wildlands Program. He has taught Permaculture and consulted on regenerative project design and implementation internationally in Costa Rica, Ecuador, U.S. Virgin Islands, Spain, Brazil, China, Canada, Zimbabwe, Tanzania, Democratic Republic of Congo, Cuba and widely in the U.S.
He has been the keynote presenter at numerous conferences and was featured in the award winning films The 11th Hour by Leonardo DiCaprio, The Call of Life by Species Alliance, and Permaculture: A Quiet Revolution by Vanessa Shultz. In October of 2012, he gave a City 2.0 TEDx talk. For over a decade, he has served as an appointed commissioner on the Sonoma County Fish & Wildlife Commission.