This two-week intensive Permaculture Design Course will be taught by local legend Michael "Skeeter" Pilarski and other instructors. The main focus is learning permaculture principles and design methodology. The principles and methodology, once learned, can be applied and adapted to any site. The course covers the traditional Mollison permaculture curriculum as well as lots of local knowledge. The species and techniques will be aimed at the interior Pacific Northwest which includes North-central Washington, Eastern Washington, Eastern Oregon, Idaho, Western Montana and southern Interior British Columbia. Residential course, held at Skalitude Retreat Center in the Methow Valley (North Central Washington.) For more info or registration, go to: www.friendsofthetrees.net.