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Brad Lancaster

Brad Lancaster has taught, designed, and consulted on the sustainable design system of permaculture and integrated rainwater harvesting systems since 1993. He lives on the thriving 1/8th-acre urban permaculture site he created in downtown Tucson, Arizona.

    Brad's Upcoming Events

    • Brad Lancaster at the Denver Permaculture Guild
      Green Spaces, 1368 26th Street, Denver CO 80205
      May 28, 2015, 5:30 pm

      On May 28, Brad Lancaster will give a lecture titled "Regenerative Watersheds: From Plumbing to Policy," which will be followed by a Q&A. Tickets are $15 until May 15, $20 after May 15, and $25 at the door.

    • Brad Lancaster at Integrated Social and Ecological Design
      2584 N. State Hwy 67, Sedalia CO 80135
      May 29, 2015, 6:00 pm

      From May 29th-June 7th, Brad Lancaster will teach a course on social and ecological design with Pandora Thomas, and Eric Toensmeier through the Woodbine Ecology Center in Colorado. Cost to attend is $1575, with an early bird rate of $1295 before May 1st.

    Brad's Books

    Rainwater Harvesting Vol. 1, Second Edition

    Guiding Principles to Welcome Rain into Your Life and Landscape

    The first volume of a three-volume guide on how to conceptualize, design, and implement sustainable water-harvesting systems for your home, landscape, and community. This book enables you to assess your on-site resources, gives you a diverse array of strategies to maximize their potential, and empowers you with guiding principles to create an integrated, multi-functional water-harvesting plan specific to your site and needs.

    Rainwater Harvesting for Drylands and Beyond Vol. 1

    Guiding Principles to Welcome Rain into Your Life and Landscape

    Rainwater Harvesting for Drylands Volume 1 helps bring your site to life, reduce your cost of living, endow you with skills of self-reliance, and create living air conditioners of vegetation growing beauty, food, and wildlife habitat. Stories of people who are successfully welcoming rain into their life and landscape will invite you to do the same!

    Rainwater Harvesting for Drylands and Beyond Vol. 2

    Water-Harvesting Earthworks

    The second book in the series of Rainwater Haresting for Drylands talks about Earthworks and how they are one of the easiest, least expensive, and most effective ways of passively harvesting and conserving multiple sources of water in the soil.


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