Rainwater Harvesting for Drylands and Beyond by Brad Lancaster

Wind & Snow Harvesting

Snow harvesting snow. A diversion berm of snow directs snow-melt flowing down the street into a rain garden in adjoining yard. Flagstaff, Arizona.

The rain garden full of water (melted snow).

Barbed wire fence on Diné lands in northern Arizona slows the wind enough for tumbleweed to drop out of the wind flow and accumulate.
In this case the fence is acting as a biomass/mulch harvester. In winter the same process enables the fence to act as a wind-borne snow harvester.

Wind-, Wind-borne-Snow-, and Snow-Harvesting, -Diversion, and -Deflection Resources

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Umbrella Newsletter

The Umbrella: Winter 2015–16

A catch-all of resources,
events, media, and more
from Brad Lancaster
Winter 2015–16
What more meaningful way to celebrate the approaching SOLSTICE (Winter Solstice is December 21 this year in Tucson) than by engaging with, noticing, and highlighting the 23.44º tilt of the Earth? After all, this tilt is what gives us our seasonally changing sun […]

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