Pardon the suggestion, I'm not married to it--I've seen discussion boards toppled over before by the weight of too many subtopics. But it seems wrong somehow that we don't have a forum about water. Too little water, too much water, redirecting water, managing wells, filtering water, moving water, irrigating, NOT irrigating, keeping ponds well-balanced, water rights, municipal water issues, recycling water, conserving water, capturing rainwater and snowmelt... There's a richness to this topic that could maybe be illuminated better by having threads on these topics all in the same area to look at; do you agree, Paul?
I don't know if a sub-forum is the right answer or not. There may not be enough interest, but I would sure like to see a lot more about aquaculture in permaculture including fish, veggies, bogs, and the whole shebang.
It seems like Holzer and Mollison are about the only people really talking about it. I just ordered the Design Manual today and plan to work my way through it over the next couple of months or so. Is there any essential reading or videos on the subject of aquaculture in permaculture?
I'm new to this forum (it is awesome btw) and I think a section about water would be a great addition to this site. It would certainly attract knowledgable people who love to talk about rainwater catchment in general, swales, ponds, waterplants, wetlands, drainage, etc. I myself am very interested in everything about water.
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