For Immediate Release
LUCERNE, CALIFORNIA, August 4, 2019 – New Paradigm College (“NPC”) announced today a series of classes focused on issues of interest and concern to residents of Lake County. The first of these classes begin on August 14, 2019 and will be held at “The Lucerne Castle”, 3700 Country Club Drive, Lucerne, CA.
Fall Classes - August Start:
7pm Wednesdays. Starts August 14 - 4 weekly sessions
Instructor: Jim Kramer
Born to Ride! Local cycling expert Jim Kramer teaches how to select, care for, maintain cycling equipment and how to approach bicycling in Lake County CA
A Brief Natural History of Lake County
7pm Wednesdays. Starts August 14 - 5 weekly sessions
Instructor: Jim Steele
If Mt. Konocti could talk…. what would she tell us? Join natural studies professor and Lake county tracker Jim Steele on a fascinating survey of the natural history of Lake County. This class covers the ancient geological formation of this volcanic land, the special biology of its ancient lake and wetlands, and the historical events and unique challenges that have created our present situation.
Climate Disruption and Lake County
7pm Wednesdays. Starts August 14 - 5 weekly sessions (skipping Aug 21)
Instructor: Peter M. J. Hess, PhD
Climate disruption is already a central feature of life in the new millennium. Explore the history and science of human caused climate change with Professor and author Peter Hess, Ph.D. Lean its implications for Lake County, including how our new climate is already impacting local weather and the practical lessons we can take away from Lake County's recent natural disasters.
Fall Classes - September Start:
The Secret Solution to Global Warming (Hint: It involves YOU)
7pm Wednesdays. Dates: September 4, 11, 18, 25 and October 23
Climate issues got you down? This course is an antidote for shock and despair. Global warming CAN be reversed: the data is in, the solutions are awesome, and implementing them might even be inspiring and fun! Join instructors Carol Cole-Lewis and Denise Rushing in uncovering the root causes of this crisis (and it’s not what you think!) and then choosing what you can do about it. This is a good follow-on to the popular Introduction to Drawdown workshop.
Workshop: Introduction to Permaculture (Ecological Design).
Date: September 14 - 10 am to 2 pm
Instructors: Lindsay Dailey and Denise Rushing
Permaculture, a design process based on observation and systems thinking, offers us a framework to create ecologically sustainable and socially just human settlements, and guides our response towards the health of the whole. In this course, explore a set of design principles and ethics to move our thinking and actions towards life-enhancing approaches to human and natural systems.
New Paradigm College will also be offering an 80 hour Ecological Design Certification Program beginning October 26 for those interested in obtaining their Permaculture Design Certificate.
For More Information and to Enroll Visit: http://www.newparadigmcollege.org/enroll