March 13, at Merryspring

Merryspring hosts permaculture workshop: Manage erosion, promote habitat

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Landscape designer Jesse Watson speaks about using permaculture methods to manage erosion and promote sustainable habitat at Merryspring Nature Center on Tuesday, March 13, at noon.

Permaculture, a design system for regenerating landscapes and ecosystems, can offer powerful and intuitive design solutions for dealing with water, erosion, and ecological systems. In this presentation, Watson highlights some Maine case studies of permaculture design principles and methods used to effectively manage water, grow perennial food crops, and adapt to climate change. 

Watson is a certified permaculture designer.  In 2009 he started Midcoast Permaculture, a landscape design/build and sustainability consultation firm serving residential, business and institutional clients. He lives with his family in Rockland.

This program is part of the Winter Talk series at Merryspring, sponsored by Allen Insurance & Financial. Tuesday talks are open to the public for $5, with free admittance granted for members of Merryspring.

Merryspring is your community nature center offering walking trails, cultivated gardens, wildlife, and ecology and horticulture educational programs all year round. The park is located at the end of Conway Road, just off of Route 1 in Camden behind Hannaford Shopping Plaza. For more information on this program please contact info@merryspring.org or call 207-236-2239.

Event Date: 
Tue, 03/13/2018 - 12:00pm