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Please note: The events listed are not limited to those presented by Brad Lancaster. See event details for complete information. If you have questions or would like to register for one of the events listed, please contact the hosting organization. If you are interested in hiring Brad to speak or teach at your upcoming event, please click here for his web-based request form. If you have questions, please send an email to admin@HarvestingRainwater.com.

February 2020

Borderlands Regional Watershed Restoration Practitioners Workshop

February 8 - February 9

  Saturday and Sunday, February 8-9, 2020 in Arivaca, AZ Hosted by the Altar Valley Conservation Alliance and Rainwater Harvesting Sponsored by the USFWS Partners for Fish and Wildlife program   Join other practitioners in the Southwest borderlands region to design and implement treatments for drainages and begin aligning professional approaches and strategies specific to our region.  The hands-on work emphasis will be on the uplands of dryland watersheds.     At the workshop, we will: Treat drainages on the Noon…

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Spring 2020 – Permaculture Design Course, Tucson, AZ

February 8

Dates for the the upcoming Spring 2020 course are the following five weekends: -February 8th and 9th -February 15th and 16th -February 29th and March 1st -March 14th and 15th -March 21st and 22nd Generally, class runs from 9AM to 5:30 PM each day. The cost for the course is $785. There is an OPTIONAL textbook cost of about $42 for a copy of Introduction to Permaculture by Bill Mollison, available on the Internet, but it is not required. You…

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Online Water Harvesting Course Through Oregon State University

February 10 - March 15

Turn water scarcity into water abundance! This course teaches you how to conceptualize, design, and implement sustainable water-harvesting systems for your home, landscape, and community. Register at link below: https://workspace.oregonstate.edu/course/permaculture-rainwater-harvesting-online-course?hsLang=en What Are The Benefits Of Rainwater Collection? Rainwater is an amazing free resource. It's more beneficial to plants than municipally supplied water and it can help: reduce storm-water runoff recharge aquifers stop groundwater depletion Harvesting rainwater can also help you become more self-reliant with water and lower your carbon footprint.…

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Guided Water-Harvesting Home & Neighborhood Tour with Brad Lancaster – Tucson, AZ

February 15 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

WHERE: 813 N. 9th Avenue, Tucson, Arizona WHEN: 10am to noon, Saturday, February 15, 2020 COST: $10 per person. Must pay/register in advance: Number of home tour attendees One person $10.00 USD Two people $20.00 USD Three people $30.00 USD Four people $40.00 USD Five people $50.00 USD Six people $60.00 USD Seven people $70.00 USD     Come tour with the guy who wrote the books on water harvesting and more! Brad Lancaster, author of the just released, full-color,…

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Hands-On Pruning & Mulching Workshop Saturday, February 22, 2019

February 22 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
Dunbar Community Garden, NW corner of 11th Ave and University Blvd
Tucson, 85705 United States
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Starts at 9am, stay as long as you can or want Cost: $5 suggested donation, though no one will be turned away due to lack of funds. Where: the The Revolutionary Petunia/Dunbar Community Garden/Orchard space (NW corner of 11th Ave and University Blvd). Tucson, Arizona Open to all. Learn how you can organize similar Neighborhood Forester efforts in your neighborhood. After demonstration we will move to various parts of the neighborhood to get supervised hands-on experience as we help prune…

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March 2020

Water Harvesting Certification Course – Tucson, AZ

March 8 - March 15

For full course details please visit: watershedmg.org/learn/training/certification  General Course Schedule Sunday, March 8, 4pm-6pm Monday, March 9 - Saturday, March 14, 8am-5pm (slight variations day-to-day) Sunday, March 15, 10am-4:30pm Certification course curriculum The curriculum provides detailed instruction on water-harvesting systems, planning, design, and installation for retrofitting urban areas. The course includes: In-depth site assessment and integrated system design of rainwater harvesting earthworks, rain tanks, and greywater features Hands-on training workshops to install water-harvesting systems at public, residential, or commercial sites Reading and homework assignments…

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Agroforestry conference, March 17 to 19, 2020 – Tucson, Arizona

March 17 - March 18

REGISTRATION NOW OPEN Southwest Agroforestry Action Network, 2ndAnnual Conference Southwest Agroforestry Challenges and Best Practice Solutions   WHEN:  March 17 – 19, 2020 WHERE: Tucson, AZ AGENDA AND REGISTRATION: https://swaan-site.org/   WHO IS SWAAN? The Southwest Agroforestry Action Network (SWAAN) mission: Helping people integrate trees, crops, and animals to regenerate Southwest landscapes. SWAAN’s scope of interest is forest-agricultural activities on tribal, state, federal, county, municipal and private lands in Arizona, New Mexico, Colorado and Utah    WHO SHOULD ATTEND Agricultural producers, Tribes, ranchers, community gardeners and…

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2020 Rocky Mountain Natural Building Conference – Moab, Utah

March 26 - March 28

The Natural Building Alliance presents the 2020 Rocky Mountain Natural Building Conference.  This will be our first conference outside of Colorado.  Come join us in Beautiful Moab, Utah, the home of Community Rebuilds and endless recreation opportunities.  The event will be held at the Moab Arts and Recreation Center Thursday, March 26th through Saturday 28th.  The theme of the conference is “All Hands In”.  This theme recognizes and celebrates the fact that everything that all of us are doing is…

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The Umbrella: Winter 2019/2020

THE UMBRELLA: A catch-all of resources, events, media, and more from Brad Lancaster   Rain Planting E-BOOK now available! Rainwater Harvesting for Drylands and Beyond, Volume 1, 3rd Edition now available in E-BOOK format Plant the Rain gifts Get holidays gifts that spread the word and practice on how we can make the world a […]

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