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Free online Permaculture course by Oregon State University
Started May 2, but you can still sign up and the course will probably be available again in the future.
May 3, 2016
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Near Meadview, between Lake Mead and Grand Canyon West (Skywalk)
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https://www.canvas.net/browse/oregonstate/courses/permaculture-design

I just signed up.  Here's the curriculum:

Week 1 - Introduction

Week 1 - Pinpoint Your Location & Introduce Yourself
Week 1 - What is Permaculture?
Week 1 - The People of Permaculture
Week 1 - State & Challenges of the World
Week 1 - David Holmgren's Future Scenarios
Week 1 - Permaculture Ethics, Investments & Directives
Week 1 - Scales of Systems
Week 1 - Statement of Intent Discussion
Week 1 - Design Site Map Activity
Week 1 - Drylands Climate Content Discussion
Week 1 - Tropical Climate Content Discussion
Week 1 - Temperate Climate Content Discussion
Week 1 - Conclusion

Week 2 - Permaculture Site Analysis

Week 2 - Introduction
Week 2 - Climate Change & Site Analysis
Week 2 - Permaculture Site Analysis: From Macro to Micro
Week 2 - Explore Watershed Resources
Week 2 - Watershed Basin Map Activity
Week 2 - Watershed Patterns
Week 2 - Deforested Watershed
Week 2 - Watershed Restoration
Week 2 - Sectors
Week 2 - Solar Aspect
Week 2 - Microclimates
Week 2 - Sector Map Activity
Week 2 - Challenges and Opportunities Discussion
Week 2 - Drylands Climate Content Discussion
Week 2 - Tropical Climate Content Discussion
Week 2 - Temperate Climate Content Discussion
Week 2 - Conclusion

Week 3 - Permaculture Design

Week 3 - Introduction
Week 3 - Zones
Week 3 - Permaculture Principles
Week 3 - Permaculture Principles Quiz
Week 3 - Zone Map Activity
Week 3 - Design as a Response to Zones and Sectors: Case Studies
Week 3 - Design Methods Resources
Week 3 - Scales of Permanence
Week 3 - Design Goals Discussion
Week 3 - Dryland Climate Content Discussion
Week 3 - Tropical Climate Content Discussion
Week 3 - Temperate Climate Content Discussion
Week 3 - Conclusion

Week 4 - Permaculture Design for Different Climates

Week 4 - Introduction
Week 4 - Water
Week 4 - Food
Week 4 - Soil
Week 4 - Trees
Week 4 - Shelter
Week 4 - Energy
Week 4 - Community
Week 4 - World Permaculture Organizations
Week 4 - Design Challenge Discussion
Week 4 - Final Design Map Activity
Week 4 - Dryland Climate Content Discussion
Week 4 - Tropical Climate Content Discussion
Week 4 - Temperate Climate Content Discussion
Week 4 - Conclusion

 

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