Maximillian Meyers is an experienced Ecological Designer, Permaculture Teacher, Consultant, Registered Aquaculturist, Aquaponic System Designer/Installer, Rainwater and Greywater System specialist, Farmer, and the Executive Director of the Mendocino Ecological Learning Center a nonprofit educational organization and ecological reserve offering green job training and sustainable living skills to the public. Through his work as an instructor of Permaculture and Ecological Design he has successfully trained over a thousand students from more than 40 countries world wide. In addition to the work at MELC, Mr. Meyers provides Ecological design services to the public, organizations, and schools through Osiris Designs and Nor Cal Aquaponics. He is passionate about all things related to a more just and sustainable world. Most recently Mr. Meyers helped write the guidelines for the newly formed California Fish and Wildlife Aquaponics subcommittee. He has been studying, practicing and teaching Permaculture and Ecological Design for 15 years.
Since graduating from College with a B.A. degree in Culture, Ecology and Sustainable Communities, Max has become a certified Permaculture designer and teacher, water systems specialist, and working professional in his field. He has been fortunate enough to study and work with people like Bill Mollison, Geoff Lawton, Sepp Holzer, Paul Stamets, Dr. Elaine Ingham, Dr. James Rakocy, Tom Ward, Jude Hobbs, John Valenzuela, Dr. Elaine Ingham, Penny Livingston and many others in places like the United States, New Zealand, Australia, Thailand, Mexico, Colombia, Brazil and Hawaii. Some of his fields of study and practice include: Natural Building, Organic Farming, Integrated Rainwater Harvesting, Alternative Transportation, Mushroom Cultivation, Sustainable Forestry, Beekeeping, Animal Husbandry, Renewable Energy, Biogas Production and use, Greywater Systems design and installation, Vermiculture, seed saving and many other sustainable technologies, methods and skills. He has experience teaching Permaculture, Aquaponics, Natural Building, Cob Construction, Renewable Energy, Organic Farming, Beekeeping and others.
He and his work has been published in Gaia’s Garden, the world’s best selling book on Permaculture and featured in Time Magazine video as well as a variety of other publications, radio and television programs.
Some of his work experience
Co-founder Mendocino Ecological Learning Center, 2003 to present. Non-profit organization dedicated to providing Permaculture education, green jobs and green living skills training and forest restoration. www.melc.us
Founder Osiris Designs, 2006 to present. Permaculture Design, consultation and implementation service located in Willits, CA.