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Ecology and Permaculture Workshop
March 22-24, 2024

Center for Rural Livelihoods, Cottage Grove, OR
With Marisha Auerbach and Tao Orion

Join Marisha Auerbach and Tao Orion for an exploration of the science of ecology as it relates to Permaculture systems. Together, we will look at the intrinsic characteristics of ecosystems, including the other species that reside in our home habitats, to highlight how these relationships bring stability and resilience.  After the workshop, you will be able to bring these insights home to help you enhance the quality of your permaculture designs and your care for your landscape.


Topics include:

  • What is ecology

  • Succession

  • Ecological Functions & Services

  • Observation Practice

  • Bird Language

  • Phenology

  • Food Webs

  • Restoration

  • Integration in Permaculture Systems

$300, includes food and lodging

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Refund policy:  ​

If we cancel the event or the course cannot run due to a government-mandated lockdown there will be a 100% refund. 

If you cancel, up to 15 days before the event starts, we can offer a 75% refund. If you cancel up to to 7 days before the event starts, we can provide a 50% refund.  Any cancellations less than 7 days before the course will be considered on a case by case basis.  

Meet Our Teaching Team

Meet Our Teaching Team

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