Ecampus Schedule of Classes - Spring 2024

College of Agricultural Sciences

HORT 286 – Permaculture Water Management (4)

Teaches assessment, mapping, and site designs for installing water retention landscapes using integrated water management strategies. Introduces assessment and analysis of rainwater runoff patterns and calculation of runoff quantities and water usage amounts. Teaches principles of water harvesting used to create functional site designs. Examines rainwater harvesting systems case study designs and teaches to identify both water and solar site resources. Creates an integrated permaculture site design based on design principles, water flow and quantity analysis, and overall site condition assessment. Covers rainwater harvesting cisterns, water harvesting earthworks, their integration with greywater treatment, passive solar design, and planning for vegetation. This course may be subject to Enforced Prerequisites that restrict registration into the course. Check the offerings below for more information.

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TermCRNSecCrP/NInstructorTypeStatusCapAvailWL CapWL Avail
Sp24556854004StaffOnline Open404000
Class Notes: Permaculture Institute of North America certifies course completion. Meets international standards.
Syllabus: Available in Canvas to students enrolled in this course. Or contact department to request syllabus.
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