Utilizing Permaculture Design Principles, the training is geared towards community leaders, planning board members, conservation commissions, landscape designers and architects, agricultural commissions, and energy committees. Town road agents, maintenance personnel, and engineers would also benefit. CEUs and professional credits are available for AICP CM, AIA, NH Certified Professional Landscapers and NOFA Organic Landcare Practitioners.
Participants will be led through a series of conversations, collaborative activities, case study field trips, and a design charrette, introducing the ecological design process that can be applied to communities in the planning and development process or for their own individual properties. Topics will include appropriate technologies, scale, biodiversity, integrated design, and stacking functions.
Training dates and locations are as follows:
- February 4, 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m., Boscawen
- February 11, 8:00 a.m. - 5:30 p.m., Boscawen
- February 18, 1:00 a.m. - 5:30 p.m., Franklin
- February 25, 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m., Boscawen