Revamping the old well

Tom Kendall from the Permaculture Research Institute Sunshine Coast talks about revamping an old water well on the Permaculture Demonstration site "Maungaraeeda", so it can be used again to pump water into the swimming dam.

Permaculture first: regenerating a mine site with a food forest in Laos, by Paul Taylor

Paul Taylor was in Laos in January, working on regenerating a mine site by focusing on soil improvement and planting a food forest. Here you will find his photo diary of the steps they went through to achieve this.  Paul is teaching Sustainable Soil Management courses here at PRI Sunshine Coast on the following dates: …

New property addition

Introducing: Full Moon Dam. Created as part of the Earthworks course that ran from 24 - 28 September, the process of digging this dam displayed the challenges of creating a dam in shale, and took student through the whole process, from design through dig to rehabilitation.  The property has very little clay in the ground, …