Study permaculture online through Cornell University Horticulture¹s distance learning program.
Create a design portfolio based on your own project and complete all three of the courses from home to earn a Permaculture Design Certificate. Instruction and facilitation is led by Michael Burns of the Finger Lakes Permaculture Institute. Two spaces are still open in the first course: ³Permaculture: Fundamentals of Ecological Design² offered October 24 to December 8, 2016. Learn more at: http://hort.cals.cornell.edu/extension-outreach/distance-learning The first 6.5 week long course and provides an opportunity for you to build your knowledge about permaculture and ecological design. Participants will explore the content through videos, readings, and activities and complete portions of a design for a site of their choosing. While the course is online, the format is designed for consistent interaction between instructors and students through forums and review of assignments. Readings and presentations will be directly applied through hands-on activities students will engage with at home. There are two additional permaculture design courses: - Permaculture Design: Ecosystem Mimicry: January 16 to March 2, 2017 - Permaculture Design: Design Practicum:* March 13 to April 6, 2017 *Prerequisite: ³Fundamentals of Ecological Design² or ³Ecosystem Mimicry" Completion of a single class gives students a certificate of completion from the Horticulture and continuing education units. Completion of all three courses gives students the portfolio necessary to apply for an internationally recognized Permaculture Design Certificate though the Finger Lakes Permaculture Institute <http://FingerLakesPermaculture.org> Space is limited to 15 participants. Registration opens about six weeks before each course begins. Fee is $675 paid via credit card at sign up. See registration link at: <http://hort.cals.cornell.edu/extension-outreach/distance-learning.> ### _______________________________________________ FingerLakesPermaculture mailing list FingerLakesPermaculture@lists.ibiblio.org http://lists.ibiblio.org/mailman/listinfo/fingerlakespermaculture Visit http://FLXpermaculture.Net to manage your subscription.