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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.

January 2020

ReEnlivening, ReWilding, & ReHydrating Our Communities presentation with Brad Lancaster – Tempe, AZ

January 17 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

WHEN: 12 noon to 1:15pm, Friday, January 17, 2020 WHERE: Wrigley Hall, Room 481 Arizona State University, Tempe campus COST: Free - if you preregister REGISTER NOW: Here HOST: JulieAnn Wrigley Global Institute of Sustainability, Arizona State University Join award-winning author, Brad Lancaster, as he shares inexpensive, and highly effective, strategies that make the most of free on-site resources—such as the harvest of rainwater, storm water, greywater, air conditioning condensate, and more. All can be implemented at home, in your…

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Water Harvesting Presentation, Book Release & Signing with Brad Lancaster – Phoenix, AZ

January 24 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

WHERE: University of Arizona Maricopa County Cooperative Extension, Palo Verde Room 4341 E. Broadway Rd, Phoenix, AZ 85040 WHEN: 7:00pm, Friday, January 24th COST: Free Join award-winning author, Brad Lancaster for an evening of storytelling, celebration, and interaction as he shares new evolutions of inexpensive and highly effective strategies, policies, and practices that make the most of free on-site resources—such as the harvest of rainwater, storm water, greywater, air conditioning condensate, and more.   All can be implemented at home,…

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February 2020

Borderlands Regional Watershed Restoration Practitioners Workshop – Arivaca, AZ

February 8 - February 9

  Saturday and Sunday, February 8-9, 2020 in Arivaca, AZ Hosted by the Altar Valley Conservation Alliance Sponsored by the USFWS Partners for Fish and Wildlife program   Join other practitioners such as Steve Carson of Rangeland Hands, Brad Lancaster of Rainwater Harvesting for Drylands and Beyond, Jeff Rhody and Omar Ore-Giron of Dryland Designs, and many more in the Southwest borderlands region to design and implement treatments for drainages and begin aligning professional approaches and strategies specific to our…

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

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

  SOLD OUT - To be notified of the next tour email brad at admin@harvestingrainwater.com   WHERE: 813 N. 9th Avenue, Tucson, Arizona WHEN: 10am to noon, Saturday, February 15, 2020 COST: $10 per person. Must pay/register in advance: SOLD OUT- To be notified of the next tour email brad at admin@harvestingrainwater.com   Come tour with the guy who wrote the books on water harvesting and more! Brad Lancaster, author of the just released, full-color, revised editions of his award-winning…

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Hands-On Tree Care, Pruning & Mulching Workshop Saturday, February 22, 2020

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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$5

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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24th Annual Dunbar/Spring Neighborhood Rain, Tree, & Food Forest Planting – Tucson, AZ

March 15 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Free

This planting of rain, trees, understory, & wildflowers is occurring in the Dunbar/Spring neighborhood, but the planting event is open to anyone from any neighborhood, and is a great opportunity to see how such an event, or other Neighborhood Forester endeavors, could be organized elsewhere. Date: Sunday, March 15, 2020. The stormwater eddy basins (each having over 4,500-gallon annual capacity) were just completed - so now we can plant. Got to plant the rain before we plant the plants! Time:…

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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: Summer 2020

THE UMBRELLA: A catch-all of resources, events, media, and more from Brad Lancaster In this time of Covid-19 and spending more time at home to be safe, I’ve been grateful for the solace, inspiration, and bountiful sustenance my water-harvesting gardens, landscape, and neighborhood forest has provided me, my family, friends, and neighbors. Record summer heat […]

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