An Introduction Ecosystem Restoration for Community Groups – Date 20th and 21st of April

30.00 inc. VAT


Course Description

This course is part of an Erasmus+ project so participation is subsidised

Date 20th and 21st of April

In this course we will explore how you can and your community group can play your part to mitigate climate change and biodiversity loss by creating systems that sequester carbon, builds biodiversity and restores the ecosystem that you are part.

The course will mix theory with practical hands on work. It will give participants the knowledge and inspiration to transform the community space that you work with.

In this course we will learn

  • Ecosystem restoration
  • Soil building and natural cycles
  • Introduction to Permaculture design
  • Building biodiversity
  • Creating resilient and regenerative edible landscapes
  • Creating Acks (Acts of Restorative kindness)

Who is this course for?

This course is for people involved in community groups that have access or look after pieces of land. Examples might be a Tidy Town group, a GAA club and housing co-op or any other group that wants to learn new skills around land management.

The facilitators

Gareth Conlon -Gareth has worked with adult learnings and community development for over 15 years; This led him to discover and learn about Permaculture and ecosystem restoration as the main opportunity to mitigate climate change and restore communities.

Conan Connolly– Conan has a degree in Civil Engineering, where he focused on natural/environmental processes, he became aware of the widespread mismanagement and exploitation of the natural environment. He has since worked tirelessly to raise the awareness of others about environmental issues while also upskilling himself to undertake ecosystem restoration. 

Grainne O Neill– Gráinne currently is working on project with Síolta Chroí exploring the interconnection between Soil, Soul and Society . Grainne has working in nonformal adult education for over 15 years. She is skilled at creating space were deep and transformational learning can take place.

Sliding Scale

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