Dragon Dreaming the Future

[image_frame align="left" height="300" width="300" prettyphoto="false"]http://permacultureconvergence.com.webserver.vera.asdf456.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/09/ivan-dragon-dreaming.jpeg[/image_frame] Dragon Dreaming is a methodology based upon the principles of personal and group empowerment. Drawing upon the insights and experience of Living Systems Theory, Deep Ecology, Transpersonal Psychology, group dynamics, and organizational development, and from indigenous Third and Fourth World cultures and applying them to community enterprises, local or personal projects, activists and for non-profit organizations. Presented By: Ivan Sawyer Sunday, September 18th | 3:50 PM - 4:10 PM | Solar Panel: El Sol

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Building a Movement for Permaculture to Cool the Planet

[image_frame align="left" height="300" width="300" prettyphoto="false"]http://permacultureconvergence.com.webserver.vera.asdf456.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/09/Global.jpeg[/image_frame] It's possible, we can reverse climate change through permaculture/ regenerative agriculture. And the "we" is everyone on the planet. There is a movement building globally and we need your participation. This workshop will give you skills to add your voice and talents to building the global movement. We'll go over messaging, social media, storytelling, and how your unique skills, no matter what they are, can help spread the word. Presented By: Lauren Tucker Sunday, September 18th | 11:40 AM - 12:00 PM | Solar Panel: El Sol

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Water Budgeting at Home

[image_frame align="left" height="300" width="300" prettyphoto="false"][/image_frame] This workshop will provide participants with the skills they need to determine how much water they produce or falls on their property, how to match that with water needs in the home, creating a balance of local water inputs and local water needs. Participants will learn how to calculate the water available on their property and how best to use it. Presented By: Dr. Elizabeth Dougherty

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How to Fall in Love with the Water Cycle

[image_frame align="left" height="300" width="300" prettyphoto="false"][/image_frame] This workshop challenges participants to fall in love with the water cycle. By giving the big picture of water in California, including river flows, infiltration, stormwater, greywater, rainwater, groundwater, black water flows and uses, participants will have a better understanding of how to align their particular practices to support the hydrologic cycle instead of running at cross purposes. This workshop gives the background to what we do daily with water, connecting people with their water sources, their local watersheds, and their own water use. Without understanding the whole cycle of water, we are limited in supporting its whole health. Presented By: Dr. Elizabeth Dougherty

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Dr. Elizabeth Dougherty

[image_frame align="left" height="300" width="300" prettyphoto="false"]http://permacultureconvergence.com.webserver.vera.asdf456.com[/image_frame] Elizabeth Dougherty has steeped herself in sustainable technologies and practices of green building, organic agriculture, fair trade, and permaculture in Latin America, Africa, and the United States. Upon finishing her PhD in Ethnography highlighting from the University of Pennsylvania, Elizabeth coordinated the first International Fair Trade Fair, organized specifically for WTO meetings in Cancun. Elizabeth moved on to project managing for Flex Your Power, helping cities and industries become more energy efficient. Heading towards water, Elizabeth leveraged sustainable sanitation and water filtration in an earthquake disaster relief zone in Peru, at the same time establishing the thriving Permacultura Peru, a growing group of Peruvian Permaculturists. In 2009, she established Wholly…

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