RAINWATER HARVESTING WORKSHOP


Saturday, June 4, 2011

9am – 1pm, $25 per person

Please bring your own lunch.

Sunrise Ridge Gardens,

Occidental, CA

Instructor Jeffrey Adams is owner of Terrasophia, an ecological design consulting and education company, was Water Sustainability Coordinator at the Salmon Protection and Watershed Network (SPAWN) during a year-long Rainwater Harvesting Pilot Program in Marin County, and is residential land steward of Sunrise Ridge Gardens’ 7-acre permaculture farm.

Come explore and apply principles and practices of rainwater harvesting in this participatory workshop. Gain practical experience and resources including:

§ Overview of water in the landscape and our place in the watershed.

§ Multi-functional benefits of rainwater harvesting: decrease and supplement landscape water use, buffer stormwater impacts, store water for later use, and emergency water supply. Have fun and create habitat!

§ Rainwater harvesting components, design, and technology options.

§ Hands-on site assessment and installation activities.

Space is limited, Please RSVP now!

707-571-8566, diane@conservationaction.org

Conservation Action Fund for Education

540 Pacific Ave, Santa Rosa, CA 95404

www.cafefund.org

* CAFE’s mission is to educate, engage, and empower the public on issues that concern sustainability and the environment in the North Coast region of California. CAFE is an IRS 501(c)3 registered non-profit organization