Bio: Penny Livingston-Stark is internationally recognized as a permaculture teacher, designer and speaker. Penny has been teaching and working professionally in the land management, regenerative design, and permaculture development field for 25 years and has extensive experience in all phases of ecologically sound design and construction as well as the use of natural non-toxic building materials. She specializes in site planning and the design of resource-rich landscapes integrating, rainwater collection, edible and medicinal planting, spring development, pond and water 

Talk Name: Water and the Landscape

Description:  In this talk, Penny goes over 30 years of work designing water catchment systems. Using history and case studies, she shows how we can reverse drought at any scale by capturing water in the land and protecting the soil.