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Melissa Miles
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Joined:
10/02/2011
Last Updated:
03/11/2011
Location:
Philadelphia metro area, PA, United States
Climate Zone:
Cool Temperate
Web site:
www.permanentfuture.com





My Projects

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Two Miles Micro-Farm

Two Miles Micro-Farm

Upper Gwynedd, US

Malvern PA

Malvern PA

Malvern , US


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About Melissa Miles

Permaculture Designer, Teacher, Environmental Biologist and Conservation Planner. Experience in Natural Resources and Conservation Planning including > 15 yrs. in restoration ecology, managing nature preserves & conservation easements, writing forest stewardship plans, providing conservation planning services to municipalities and providing conservation related educational programming to the public.

Studied Biogeochemistry and Green Building & Sustainable Design at the graduate level, and has worked as an Environmental Engineer, Horse Farm Manager and has been managing an urban micro-farm located in SE PA, selling organically grown produce at local farm markets/restaurants. Teaches the "Sustainable Living Series" of courses at the Bucks County Community College, at Longwood Gardens, U of P Morris Arboretum and other institutions. Pennsylvania Certified Master Composter.

Permaculture Mentor for GAIA University's International Certificate in Permaculture Design Program: http://www.gaiauniversity.org/melissa-miles-0
Co-author of the forthcoming, "Dragon Husbandry: The Why & Wherefore of Biogas Systems" (Chelsea Green Publishing, Spring 2014).

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Ecological Restoration project using Permaculture at a Waldorf School

Grant Funded, 4 phased restoration of riparian buffer and pond area utilizing edible, medicinal and wild crafting native sp. through out. Project also includes mycoremediation and mycofiltration strips

Posted about 8 years ago (0 comments)
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My Permaculture Qualifications
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course
Type: Permaculture Design Certificate (PDC) course
Teacher: A. Sampson-Kelly
Location: AU
Date: Sep 2006
Other course unverified
PA Master Composter Certification
Type: Soil Biology/Compost
Teacher: Nancy Fromnick
Location: Chester County
Date: Jul 2011
Other course unverified
Certificate in Watershed Management
Type: Other
Teacher:
Location: EPA
Date: Mar 2009
Other course unverified
NOFA Accredited Organic Landcare Professional
Type: Other
Teacher: NE Organic Farming Assoc., AOLCP Teachers
Location: Pennsylvania Horticulture Society
Date: Dec 2013
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Climate Zones
Melissa Miles has permaculture experience in:
Cool Temperate
Wet Tropical

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