The Magic of Swales with Danial Lawton


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Yandina Community Gardens   9:00am - 11:00am
General Interest, Special Interest

41 Farrell Street
Corner North Street
Yandina, Queensland, 4561

Phone: 07 5446 7373

About the Workshop:

Optimal harvesting and retaining of water is a key element of Permaculture
design. Danial will explain how water can be effectively managed through design
of swales and level sill spillways.

About the presenter:

Danial Lawton permaculture consultant, a second-generation permaculturalist in his work as a permaculture consultant, educator, entrepreneur and permaculture philanthropist.
Set in motion with a permaculture design course at the tender age of thirteen in Tena, Ecuador, Danial followed up with a Permaculture Diploma in site development, site design, and research.
At university Danial crammed in a Bachelor of Environmental science with double majors in ecology; conservation biology and Land; water management, a Masters in Environmental management and most recently a Masters in Environmental engineering.
With 20 years experience in the Permaculture field, Danial has worked for international permaculture projects in Central and South America, as water systems manager for Tagari farm (PRI Australia) and later as farm manager for
Zaytuna farm (PRI Australia).

Within this time Danial has taught and facilitated a variety of Permaculture design and hands on courses through Griffith University, PRI Australia, Northey Street City Farm, Noosa Forest Retreat and many others.

Danial Lawton permaculture consultant draws on environmental science and permaculture principles to design sustainable systems worldwide and for local Australian clients and government organisations.