Eco-centres and Courses
A Directory for the UK and Ireland

By Terena Plowright

Eco-centres and Courses
Paperback, 240 pages £12.95
Published: 27th April 2007
ISBN: 9781903998908
Format: 210mm x 148mm


Would you like to: learn how to install a solar panel on your roof? Build with cob or straw bales? Learn how to keep bees, or make cider? See wind and hydropower in action? Learn how to safeguard seed varieties for the future? Take part in a wildlife workshop? This book gives more than150 places that offer fun days out and/or practical courses on a wide variety of subjects. Whether you're looking for interesting activities or a wanting to learn more about different aspects of green living, Eco-Centres & Courses has the information you need. Besides listing a large number of courses, the book includes information on eco-centers both big and small, such as the Eden Project, the Dorset Centre for Rural Skills, the Falmouth Green Centre in Cornwall, and the Magdalen Project in Somerset where you can meet and talk to people working on the development of sustainable lifestyles and see demonstrations of eco-technologies.

Designing a forest garden
Renewable energy basics:
wind, solar, hydro, biomass
Wildlife workshops
Growing in a hotter climate
Community plastics recycling
Alternative building techniques
Organic food production
Growing uncommon nuts
Growing herbs
Making natural cosmetics
and healing creams
Seed saving

Terena Plowright

Terena Plowright runs the Sustainability Centre at East Meon in Hampshire. She has a degree in politics, has worked for the BBC on documentaries about rural life and environment, and has also been a shepherd. She lives in Petersfield, Hampshire.

Publication Details:

Binding: Paperback, 240 pages
ISBN: 9781903998908
Format: 210mm x 148mm
col. Illustrations, col. maps

BISAC Code:  EDU002000, REF009000, SCI026000
Imprint: Green Books

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