Monthly Archives: April 2016

BZE building plan

Beyond Zero Emissions (BZE) is a organisation based in Melbourne developing plans to provide alternatives to carbon based energy consumption. BZE published a Buildings Plan in 2013 which outlines how new and existing building stock can be adjusted across Australia to use energy efficiently. The … Continue reading

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BZE stationary energy plan

Beyond Zero Emissions (BZE) is a organisation based in Melbourne developing plans to provide alternatives to carbon based energy consumption. BZE published a Stationary Energy report in 2010 which outlines how a network of solar thermal power stations can be created … Continue reading

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Adelaide gets its first Permaculture post graduate programme

Listen to a podcast about a new program which is being launched in Adelaide in March. Retrieved from Radio Adelaide (28 February 2016) The world’s first ever post graduate program in Permaculture will start soon in Adelaide! Dr Keri Chiveralls, … Continue reading

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WEA aquaponics course

The WEA is offering a two-day course starts 14 May, 1:30 pm, 3 weeks x 3 hours Retrieved from course description from WEA website (Course no: 63260) Aquaponics is the combination of recirculation AQUAculture and hydroPONICS where you grow plants and fish … Continue reading

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WEA course in permaculture

The WEA is offering a two-day course 30 April, Sat-Sun, 9:30 2 days x 6.5 hrs. Course description from WEA website (Course number: 63273) This course is suited to the ecological garden enthusiast and suitable for newcomers to permaculture that … Continue reading

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Spouts for watering seedlings

Watering spouts that you can attach to drinks water bottles. They deliver an even slow pressure spray over seedlings. Available at Diggers store here at the Adelaide Botanic Gardens. How to use Empty and thoroughly clean a soft drink or … Continue reading

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Let the drumming begin

Since being involved in permaculture way back in 1995, permaculture gatherings came with a reasonable amount of drumming and chanting. There seemed to be a need amongst some participants to incorporate music and dance into the gatherings. Typically, the daytime … Continue reading

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