Category Archives: Ecological Restoration

Garden Kids Summer Camp

I’m excited to offer two week-long session of camp this summer for kids ages 5 to 9. Details and registration here. 

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2019 Workshops with Sustainable Overlook and Beach School Garden

This year I’m coordinating a workshop series with Beach School Garden and Sustainable Overlook (a committee of the Overlook Neighborhood Association). We’re offering a series of monthly workshops on practical ways to relocalize our food system, help our pollinators and build … Continue reading

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Annual North American Rewilding Conference

Here is some info from Rewild Portland about the upcoming conference. I’ll be facilitating one of the hands-on sessions on Sunday morning at sites around North Portland. I’m super excited about this event, hope to see you there!  Annual North … Continue reading

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Fall 2018 Workshops

I’m super excited to announce my fall workshops with the Portland Underground Graduate School. Like all of my courses, these are offered with the intention of exploring together our relationship with the land we live on and the earth’s cycles … Continue reading

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Permaculture Workshop at Xera Plants

Planting the Multi-functional Garden: A Permaculture look at the Xera Plants catalog  Update: The workshop is full! Thanks for all your interest. Check the events pages for more upcoming courses. Sat. March 24, 10 am – noon  Xera Plants Retail … Continue reading

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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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Join the Resilience Design Newsletter

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, tackling 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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