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Shawn Tisdell
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Fairbanks, AK, United States
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My Projects

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(projects i'm following)

vegarden Mexico Corn - Demonstrating a Soil Microbiological Approach Eco dome for a Classroom at the Waldorf school San Miguel Gaia University Love Creek Center For Permaculture 2701 North 29th Street Eden Farms Nature Retreat Permaculture Gold Coast The Hero's Path
Anji Bergkvist Byron Joel Carly Gillham Chris.T. Hamrin Daniel Halsey david spicer Eden Gal francine chanover Ingrid Pullen Kristine Beck Mark Brown Millie Hrdina Tyler Miller Vanessa Monge Augusto Fernandes Zeljko Serdar
Anji Bergkvist Byron Joel Cecilia Macaulay Daniel Halsey Deborah Willis Eden Gal Evan Young Frank Gapinski Geoff Lawton Gordon Williams Grahame Eddy Ingrid Pullen Jesse Lemieux Natasha Turner Rafter Sass Ferguson Warren Brush
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About Shawn Tisdell

I love learning, applying my knowledge, teaching, working with a variety of people, sharing the joys of living as we discover more harmonious ways to live within sustainable natural systems.

I grew up on a traditional family dairy farm, received degrees in geology and marine environmental science, worked as an environmental scientist and later as a care provider for adults and children with special needs.

I have also designed and led environmental camps
worked as an environmental educator at a nearby Audubon camp
Taught science classes for homeschooling families
Volunteered at a local science academy to construct an electric generating bicycle
Lead a Natural Step study group,
Taught high school students to construct a greenhouse develop a community garden and teach composting.
Designed and maintained websites for a theater group and a public library
Received Wisconsin Master Garden and Wisconsin Master Composter training
Specialized in the construction of rustic structures using flexible poles, primarily Tamaracks.
Reconstructed and remodeled our home and a small cottage
Experienced with home energy conservation-heating and electrical systems


I have landed on Kent Island - near Washington DC

Livin on an horse farm lookin for more permaculture experience.

Posted over 11 years ago (0 comments)

Back in the US....well kind of...

Traveled from Australia to Alaska

Posted almost 12 years ago (1 comments)

A winding journey

Marriage, one-way flight booked, slowly, quickly, I am moving forward

Posted over 12 years ago (1 comments)


First week in February-all systems go, heading back to PRI Australia to volunteer at Zaytuna

Posted over 12 years ago (3 comments)

To Australia I go...

Towards the middle of January (assuming my farm sells), I will be leaving the states to focus exclusively on permaculture.

Posted almost 13 years ago (5 comments)

Looking for permaculture projects worldwide-starting in July 2011

to design, to research, and to teach with more experienced permaculture designers

Posted about 13 years ago (2 comments)
My Badges
Consultant Aid worker
My Permaculture Qualifications
Pri verified
PDC course
Type: Permaculture Design Certificate (PDC) course
Verifying teacher: Wayne Weiseman
Other Teachers: Bill Wilson
Location: Custer, Wisconsin, United States
Date: May 2009
Other course verified
10 week Permaculture Internship
Type: Internship
Teacher: Geoff Lawton
Location: 1158 Pinchin Road, The Channon, NSW 2480, Australia
Date: Jul 2010
Other course verified
Permaculture Earthworks Course
Type: Earthworks
Teacher: Geoff Lawton
Location: Zaytuna Farm, the Channon, NSW, Australia
Date: Aug 2010
Other course verified
Permaculture Project Aid Workers Course
Type: Aid Worker
Teacher: Geoff Lawton
Location: Zaytuna Farm, the Channon, NSW, Australia
Date: Sep 2010
Other course verified
Permculture Design Certificate Teachers Training Course
Type: Teacher Training
Teacher: Geoff Lawton
Location: Zaytuna Farm, the Channon, NSW, Australia
Date: Aug 2010
Other course unverified
Compost Soil Biology Natural Fertilizer Course
Type: Soil Biology/Compost
Teacher: Paul Taylor
Location: Zaytuna Farm, the Channon, NSW, Australia
Date: Sep 2010

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