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5 Day Keyline Design Training @Ridgedale Permaculture, Sweden 18- 22nd Aug 2014

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Keyline Design is a complete design system for landscapes, that we integrate with Holistic Management and Permaculture Design in various settings and climates. This 5 Day training is designed to empower participants in all aspects of the late P.A.Yeoman's incredible work and leave you confident how to apply this design sequence and topographic patterning of farms and projects in any climate zone. As part of our 10 Week Internship this training also allows you to join an International group learning & implementing diverse regenerative systems at Scandinavia's first Keyline designed farm. You can read about Keyline Design in the context of our farm here http://www.ridgedalepermaculture.com/keyline-design.html

During your stay we will cover all aspects of Keyline Design, as well as Field & Design work at the farm.
· Introductions
· Keyline & Ecological Design
· Yeoman’s Scale of Permanence
· Holistic Management
· Integrative design
· Climate Change
· Carbon and it’s role

Landform & Shape
· The geometry of Keyline
· Topography & cartography
· Understanding catchment
· Watershed analysis
· Digital design
· Surveying techniques
· Zone & Sector Analysis
· Erosion restoration

· Water storage placement
· Water harvesting earthworks
· Earthen dams
· Design & construction
· Lockpipe’s & Irrigation
· Potable water
· Ferro cement
· Cisterns
· Water treatment systems
· Riparian buffers
· Erosion restoration

Roads & Access
· Road placement
· Water harvesting
· Stacking functions
· Construction
· Piping & Drainage
· Tree & their functions
· Understanding succession
· Fungi
· Tree establishment
· Farm processing
· Silvoarable
· Silvopasture
· Orchards, Savannah's, Alleys, Block, Shelterbelts, Hedgerows, Coppice, Riparian

Buildings & Structures
· Energy efficient design
· Landscape placement
· Water catchment
· Farm buildings
· Livestock
· Solar, Hydro, Wind, Biomass, Jean Pain systems, Biogas Rocket Mass Stoves, System integration

Sub Divisions
· Placement of Sub Divisions
· Relationship to Stock Water
· Irrigation
· Road & tree systems from P>A
· Living fences
· Permanent fencing
· Portable electric systems

· Soil Classifications/Analysis
· Soil resources
· Carbon and it’s role
· Keyline Pattern Cultivation
· Keyline Non-Inversion Tillage
· Holistic Management® Grazing
· BioFertilisers
· Other technologies
· Biological Monitoring
· Pasture Cropping

More info and booking here http://www.ridgedalepermaculture.com/keyline-design-18th--22nd-aug.html
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