Craig Sponholtz earned an M.A. in Agro-Ecological Restoration from Prescott College and studied Permaculture at Bill Mollison’s Tagari Farm in Australia. He spent a decade with the U.S. Forest Service in New Mexico and Arizona working in Wildland Fire Management and Fire Use. Craig has had extensive training and hands-on experience in passive water harvesting, erosion control and stream restoration that is well complimented by a background in fine art sculpture and ceramics. Craig founded Dryland Solutions in 2003 and continues to design and implement broad-scale water harvesting and watershed restoration projects throughout the Southwest. He is an expert heavy equipment operator specializing in low impact techniques and artistic in-stream boulder masonry. Craig teaches hands-on workshops that combine broad-scale water harvesting and watershed restoration methods. His courses are offered internationally and are applicable to diverse climate types.
Learn how to integrate broad-scale water harvesting techniques with watershed restoration to create resilient, diverse and productive landscapes.
10 guiding principles for creating water harvesting earthworks that have a regenerative function and work harmoniously with natural systems.
?Increase your working knowledge of waterharvesting, erosion control and stream restoration practices with this four-day, intensive, hands-on workshop. See full update for more details.
A video summary of the guiding principles to bring moisture back to the land as presented at the 2010 Quivira Coalition Conference by Craig Sponholtz.
Four day intensive, hands-on workshop focusing on water harvesting, erosion control and stream restoration practices; located northeast of Santa Fe, NM. Course designed for advanced Permaculturalists, land owners & managers, farmers and restorationists.
|Permaculture Design Certificate Course
|Type: Permaculture Design Certificate (PDC) course
|Teacher: Geoff Lawton
|Location: Tagari Farm, Tyalgum NSW, Australia
|Date: Nov 2000