Ecological Design
Workshop Series

Session 1: 

Introduction to Ecological Landscaping & Regenerative Design

  • What is Ecological Landscaping & Regenerative design?

  • What are the foundational principles of regenerative practice?

  • How can we become better stewards of the land we inhabit?

  • How do we effectively partner with place?
     



Date: March 21, 2022

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Session 3:

Site Base Mapping:

Understanding the Story of Place

  • Creating a to scale base map of your site

  • Identifying plant families

  • Mapping microclimates

  • Soil mapping

  • Letting nature be the designer


Date: April 4, 2022

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Session 5:

Cultivating Soil Health and Ecological Resilience

  • ​Defining soil health

  • Principles for fostering soil health

  • Defining ecological resilience

  • Navigating invasive species and pest management

  • Creating effective soil health plans


April 18, 2022

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Session 2:

Observation vs Interpretations

  • Walking with intention through the land

  • Developing skills in observation

  • Core routines and practices for ecological landscape practice

  • Making meaning of observations
     

Date: March 28, 2022

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Session 4:

Landscape Patterns & Processes

  • Understanding succession ecology

  • Reading the landscape patterns vs. processes

  • Identifying potential hazards

  • Feeling site energetics and flow
     


Date: April 11, 2022

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Session 6

Creating a Regenerative Vision for you and the land

  • What makes a project regenerative?

  • Crafting your vision statement

  • Developing system capability and capacity

  • Caring for self and community
     


Date: April 25, 2022

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Learn

Connect

Design

Evolve

Weekly Online Sessions:
Monday 6 PM MST
March 21, 2022 - June 13, 2022




ENROLL

Who is this for?

 

Individuals or groups who want....

  • To better understand the land they live on​

  • A more engaged and interactive landscape design process

  • To identify flora, fauna, and fungi growing on the land

  • To learn how to "read the landscape", natural processes, patterns and their implications over the seasons

  • To better understand regenerative design practice, cultivating soil health, rainwater catchment, agroforestry, composting systems, crop production, integrated pest management

  • To tap into a network of regenerative practitioners in diverse industries

  • An extensive list of resources for ongoing education

  • An ongoing mentorship focused on co-creation and evolution of abundant landscape, lifestyle, and capacity building systems. 

Session 7:

Design Charrettes

  • Design techniques & technologies

  • Crafting your first design concept

  • Tools of the trade


Date: April 25, 2022

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Session 9:

Bringing the Design to Life
 

  • Budget Planning for Incremental Investments

  • Sourcing plant material, compost, irrigation, mulch, seeds, etc..

  • What makes a source regenerative?


Date: June 6, 2022

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Session 8:

Initial Design Presentations 

  • Initial concept review and group feedback

  • Design systems analysis and assessment

  • End-state visioning



Date: May 2, 2022

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Session 10:

Final Design Concept Presentations

  • Final concept presentations and group feedback

  • Creating a Living Design

  • Resources for continued education and support


Date: June 13, 2022

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Enroll

Early Bird, March 1st: $1,200

Normal March 15th: $1,500

Scholarships Available: Apply