Join Brad Lancaster in a workshop titled, "Water-Harvesting and Native-Tree Workshop" at Food Conspiracy Workshop in Tucson, AZ. Learn how to use simple water levels (called bunyips) in your yard or neighborhood and make earthworkslandscaping features that direct and capture the flow of waterfor water harvesting. Youll also learn where to place trees to maximize summer shade and winter sun. After youre done learning, youll get to put your newly acquired knowledge to work installing earthworks and planting trees in the Conspiracy Gardens.
Bring pointed shovels and hard rakes, along with hats and work clothes.
Please register by emailing Kelly Watters at [email protected] or calling (520) 624-4821.
The WMG Water Harvesting Design Certification program is designed for professionals, educators, and community organizers seeking comprehensive instruction in water harvesting systems design and construction. The program offers a unique combination of hands-on and classroom instruction that provides participants with a thorough, on-the-ground understanding of the core practices in this increasingly popular field.
WMG offers this intensive program at various times throughout the year primarily Tucson, Arizona and occasionally in other communities. The curriculum focuses on water harvesting planning, design, and installation for retrofitting urban areas.
The Water Harvesting Certification program includes the following:
Lectures on each major topic
Hands-on assessments at the sites where projects will be implemented
Training workshops where participants learn by constructing water harvesting systems at public, residential, or commercial sites
Reading and homework assignments to solidify knowledge gained in the hands-on workshops
Final exam to earn certification