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2014 Northeast Permaculture Convergence
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Saturday, July 5 • 3:15pm - 4:45pm
Tools for Resilient Urban Ecosystems

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Cities are complex adaptive ecosystems. It is possible for them to meet the needs of their residents while simultaneously regenerating the health of their soils, water, and biodiversity. In this intensive, we will explore practical ways that we can redesign our urban habitat, taking into account the ecological, economic, and social justice aspects of permaculture.

Topics to be covered include:

Microlivestock: chickens, rabbits, ducks and pigeons
composting food wastes with worms and microbes
Rainwater harvesting,CSOs/DIY river remediation, and depaving,
Duck-a-poop-ponics and wastewater reuse
Low-intensity bioremediation: cleaning contaminated soils
Edible mushroom cultivation
Silkworms, and black soldier fly cultivation
Reconciliation ecology: promoting biodiversity in the city
Spirulina and algae/phycoculture
Ecologically regenerative micro-industries and Ecological literacy for youth
Aquaponics: fish &plant integration 

Presenters
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Scott Kellogg

"Scott Kellogg is the co-author of the book ""Toolbox for Sustainable City Living: A Do-it-Ourselves Guide"" (South End Press) and the primary teacher of R.U.S.T. - The Regenerative Urban Sustainability Training, an intensive weekend workshop in urban ecological living skills. | | Currently, Scott is the Educational Director at the Radix Ecological Sustainability Center, an urban environmental educational center in Albany, NY. | | Scott was... Read More →


Saturday July 5, 2014 3:15pm - 4:45pm
Poultry

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