Forthcoming Eco Events August 2008

28 July 2008

Fruit Tree Grafting - A half-day course
August 9th, 2008

Venue: Stanmer Park, Brighton, East Sussex

Learn how to propagate fruit trees by grafting on this half-day practical course.

Contact Details:
www.brightonpermaculture.co.uk


Specialist Guided Tours: Zero Carbon Britain at CAT


Every Wednesday during the summer holidays:
30th July, 6th August, 13th August, 20th August and 27th August

Venue: Centre for Alternative Technology
Machynlleth, Powys, Wales SY20 9AZ

Can Britain become a zero carbon society? CAT's comprehensive report zerocarbonbritain outlines the enormous potential for a sustainable future in Britain, describing the policies and technologies needed to affect this change.

Take a tour of the Centre for Alternative Technology with one of our experts, putting zerocarbonbritain into context in our 7 acre visitor centre, with working examples of renewable technology, environmental building, waste and recycling techniques and beautiful organic gardens.

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The Camp for Climate Action, at Kingsnorth, Kent, 3rd to 11th August

http://www.climatecamp.org.uk/home

A demonstration against the planned coal fired power station

How to make biodiesel

Aug 29th-31st

Venue: Redfield Community , Bucks

Produce your own cheap, carbon-neutral diesel – no need for alterations to your engine. This course covers everything from small home-made plant, to the chemistry involved in biodiesel production; supply of used cooking oil and other chemicals; vehicle considerations; Environment Agency and VAT law; and plant design and construction using readily-available materials. There will be plenty of opportunity to ask specific questions, and to discuss your own project and those of other participants

http://www.lowimpact.org/courseoutlinebiodiesel.htm

 

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