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Oct 5 Conference - Permaculture & Earth Education

Lisa F.
lisa.f.organizer
Group Organizer
Portland, ME
Post #: 174
The International EcoPeace Community ESTIA
presents its
Fourth Annual Participatory Conference on
EARTH EDUCATION & PERMACULTURE DESIGN
The Hutchinson Center, Belfast
Friday, October 5, 2007
12.00 ? 5.00 pm

11.45 ?12.00 pm Registration

12.00 ? 12.15 pm Open with a Thanksgiving Ceremony in honor of Arnie Neptune, Penobscot Elder and pipe carrier, Marquita Hill, founder of Green Campus Consortium, Janet Waldron, University of Maine VP for Administration & Finance, and Dr. Robert Weiss, Dean Emeritus, School of Public Health at Columbia University.

12.15 ? 1.45 pm Creating a Permaculture Edible Forest in Cyprus with Julia and Charles Yelton, permaculturists and former residents of Crystal Waters, a Permaculture Eco Village in Queensland, Australia, along with Emily Markides, Founder of ESTIA.

1.45 ? 2.00 pm Break - Elaine McGillicudddy leads the audience into a dance

2.00 ? 3.00 pm Break-up into seven discussion groups in the Atrium where each group will come up with proposed projects and solutions to environmental concerns on:

? Bioregionalism: Mark Fulford & Tom Roberts
? Free Energy/Green Buildings/Retrofitting: Richard Graves & Claudia Lowd
? Webs of Life: Communities and Networks: Lisa Fernandez & Joline Blais
? Shared Currency: Julia Yelton & Andrea Reid
? Earth Education: Miigam?agan & gkisedtanamoogk
? Healing and Wellness: Deb Soule & Miriam Devlin, MD
? Spirituality and Creativity - Where the Divine and the Human Meet: Hugh Curran & Charles Yelton

3.00 ? 3.15 pm Close with a Dance led by Elaine McGillicuddy - Return to the Auditorium

3.15 ? 4.15 pm Presentations of the proposed projects by a participating member of each one of the seven discussion groups

4.15 ? 4.45 pm Question/Answer Session

4.45 ? 5.00 pm Close with a Thanksgiving Ceremony led by Miigam?agan & gkisedtanamoogk

Cost $15 for adults & $10 for students.
Pre-registration due by September 28, 2007
Please call The Hutchinson Center at
1-800-753-9044
Lisa F.
lisa.f.organizer
Group Organizer
Portland, ME
Post #: 175
Sadly, it looks like I'm not going to be able to make it to this...Perhaps Elaine can give us a little report on Tuesday night!
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