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Optical Surveying - Advanced Permaculture Course with Tom Ward

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Optical Surveying for Earthworks; Sharpen Your Eyes!
Advanced Permaculture Course with instructor Tom Ward

held in the Little Applegate, Southern Oregon

May 22-23, Sat & Sun: $120
surveying tool practice, keyline,
mapping, flag trails, stake pond, swale

June 5-6, Sat & Sun:  $120
forest mensuration, flag keyline,
pump lift, water pressure, tools practice

Advanced Permaculture
Certificate Course $350
Fri-Sun May 21-23 and  Fri-Sun June 4-6

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Optical Surveying for Earthworks will practice using surveying tools that are not digital or electric.  Students will learn swale, terrace, ditch and pond layout, pond profile cross-section drawing, keyline and trail system locating, solar assessment, ditch and wiggle water way layout, small cabin orientation and pad layout, staking and note taking, compass and map reading.  We will use telescope-like devices, A-frames, sight levels, pocket transits, builders levels and various vertical measurement rods, horizontal measuring tapes and walking wheels.  Course will include trail brushing, flagging and building, pole harvesting and swale building.

Registration and more information:  Melanie, 541-482-7909, sassetta@mind.net
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