Category Archives: Ecological Restoration

Decoding Plants: Seeing Urban Trees with New Eyes

I’m excited to be teaching a botany/ecology course with the Portland Underground Grad School in October. This is the next course in my Decoding Plants series – this time a schedule-friendly weekend workshop! Please join us! Details below. Saturday and … Continue reading

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My next e-newsletter will be a summer reading list and movies that form the inspiration for my permaculture work and teaching and I consider an essential tool kit for earth repair of all kinds. I would love to share it … Continue reading

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Plant Shopping in May/June

Thank you everyone who made our plant sale a wonderful day! So much sunshine, so many plants going out into the world to build more pollinator habitat, food forests and happy harvests for dinner time. The Resilience Design Nursery will … Continue reading

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Spring is here! Get the help you need to make it a great garden year.

It’s time to plan and plant our gardens and new landscape projects for the year! Whether it’s starting your dream garden, tacking that corner of the yard that’s always been awkward, or upping your edible gardening game, Resilience Design has … Continue reading

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Meadowscaping

Meadows will soon be in bloom, providing rich habitat and beauty all season long. Did you know that much of the Willamette Valley was once open prairie? The native meadow habitat included annual and perennials flowers like the ones pictured here, … Continue reading

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Changing Tides: Citizen-Led Action for Pesticide Free Parks

Changing Tides: Citizen-Led Action for Pesticide Free Parks A one-day workshop with Rewild Portland I’m excited to co-teach this workshop with Tao Orion, author of Beyond the War on Invasive Species: A Permaculture Approach to Ecosystems Restoration.  Learn about the concerns … Continue reading

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Botany with Siskiyou Permaculture

I’m excited to announce this course I will be teaching with Tomi Hazel in May in the botanical wonderland of the Siskiyous! Registration is now open. Please be in touch with any questions. Advanced Permaculture Course in Botany with Siskiyou … Continue reading

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Upcoming Course: Decoding Plants

Hi Friends, I’m excited to be teaching a plant course in September through Portland Underground Grad School. It’s called Decoding Plants: Seeing Urban Flora with New Eyes. If you’ve been wanting to learn plant identification or just sharpen your skills, join … Continue reading

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Botanizing in the Siskiyous

Here are some images from a recent weekend trip to the Little Applegate Valley in Southern Oregon where the late spring waves of wildflowers and butterflies are aglow. I’ll be co-teaching a 6-day botany course there in May 2017. Stay … Continue reading

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Social Forestry 2016

  In late January I attended a week-long Social Forestry workshop with Siskiyou Permaculture at Wolf Gulch Farm in Southern Oregon. It was a rich course that covered so many aspects of learning to live in deeper relationship with our landscapes … Continue reading

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