Síolta Chroí is running a course aiming to will explore how you can and your community group can play your part to mitigate climate change and biodiversity loss by creating systems that sequester carbon, builds biodiversity, and restores the ecosystem that you are part of.

The course will mix theory with practical hands-on work. It will give participants the knowledge and inspiration to transform the community space that they work with.

In this course you will learn:
Ecosystem restoration
Soil building and natural cycles
Introduction to Permaculture Design
Building biodiversity
Creating resilient and regenerative edible landscapes
Creating Acks (Acts of Restorative kindness)

Who is this course for?
This course is for people involved in community groups that have access to or look after pieces of land. Examples might be a Tidy Town group, a GAA club, and a housing co-op, or any other group that wants to learn new skills around land management.

The facilitators

Gareth Conlon – Gareth has worked with adult learnings and community development for over 15 years; This led him to discover and learn about Permaculture and ecosystem restoration as the main opportunity to mitigate climate change and restore communities.

Conan Connolly – Conan has a degree in Civil Engineering, where he focused on natural/environmental processes, he became aware of the widespread mismanagement and exploitation of the natural environment. He has since worked tirelessly to raise the awareness of others about environmental issues while also upskilling himself to undertake ecosystem restoration.

Grainne O Neill – Gráinne currently is working on a project with Síolta Chroí exploring the interconnection between Soil, Soul, and Society. Grainne has worked in nonformal adult education for over 15 years. She is skilled at creating space where deep and transformational learning can take place.

To register your interest click the link here: https://sioltachroi.ie/product/ecosystem-restoration-for-community-groups-26th-and-27th-august/

For more information, you can email or call +353 87 901 8581.