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Eco-Centres and Courses: A Directory for the UK and Ireland

By: Terena Plowright

Green Books

Paperback | Mar 2007 | #166151 | ISBN-13: 9781903998908
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About this book

This book gives over 150 places which offer fun days out and/or practical courses on a wide variety of subjects. Whether you're looking for an interesting day out or a wanting to learn more about different aspects of green living, "Eco-Centres & Courses" has the information you need.

Besides listing a large number of courses, "Eco-Centres & Courses" includes eco-centres both big and small - such as the Eden Project, the Dorset Centre for Rural Skills, the Falmouth Green Centre in Cornwall and the Magdalen Project in Somerset - where you can meet and talk to people working on the development of sustainable lifestyles, and see demonstrations of eco-technologies.


Designing a forest garden Renewable energy basics: wind, solar, hydro, biomass Wildlife workshops Growing in a hotter climate Community plastics recycling Alternative building techniques Ecovillages Organic food production Growing uncommon nuts Growing herbs Making natural cosmetics and healing creams Seed saving Bee-keeping

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Terena Plowright runs the Sustainability Centre at East Meon in Hampshire. She has a degree in politics, has worked for the BBC on documentaries about rural life and environment, and has also been a shepherd. She lives in Petersfield, Hampshire.

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