Ecological systems in cities with Scott Kellogg, Fri. March 15

Your City is an Ecosystem:
A DIY Field Guide With Scott Kellogg

Author of “Toolbox for Sustainable City Living” and co-founder of the Radix Ecological Sustainability Center

Friday March 15, 7-9pm

The Commons, 388 Atlantic Ave. Brooklyn
Brooklyn Permaculture Meetup
No charge to attend


Exploring how urban residents can form mutual partnerships with ecological systems in their cities: Permaculture relationships with the urban wilds.
• Anthropogenic Ecosystems and the anthroposphere
• Urban Hydrology: buried streams, sewer overflows, rain collection • Oyster reef restoration and fishing in the city
• Urban detox: strategies for destroying toxins in the city environment with low-tech bioremediation
• Synanthropic species: pigeons, biodiversity, in the city, moss graffiti, bat towers, and bee walls
• Virtual tour of the Radix Center in Albany: solar and biothermal greenhouse, aquaponics, duck-a-poop-a-ponics, ecologically regenerative micro-industrial composting

www.radixcenter.org

Organized by:
www.meetup.com/Brooklyn-Permaculture-Meetup
www.thecommonsbrooklyn.org
www.homebiome.com

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  • Andrew

    This was my first meet up and well worth it. A wealth of information and fun facts about sustainable urban living and living symbiotically with our ecosystem. Kudos to Andrew and Scott for delivering a thought provoking presentation and yes, I will pick up "Toolbox..........

    March 16, 2013

  • Andrew

    Environmental Project Manager in NYC. It looks like our diverse backgrounds will make for an engaging conversation.

    March 11, 2013

  • Lorraine

    "low-tech bioremediation?"
    Cool beans.

    March 10, 2013

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