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Social Ecology Field Experience


Earth Literacy and Sustainability  -
Narrow Ridge Earth Literacy Center

Washburn, Tennessee - May, Summer A  
8 Day

FIRST DAY: Depart Miami -Students registered for IDS 1920 depart Miami for Washburn, Tennessee (usually a Sunday or Monday)

The Earth Literacy Paradigm--Practical ecology applied to personal lifestyle; the new cosmology and eco-spirituality

The Eco-Justice Paradigm—Connections between degradation of Earth and militarism, racism, sexism, violence, and poverty; the Earth Charter as a positive statement and guide for public policy

Land Stewardship—Land trusts, conservation easements, preserving land health

Home & Community Gardening—year-round, native-plant, & organic gardening; planting edible landscapes; vegetarian cooking

Green Building Construction—building an energy-efficient shelter with renewable materials, solar power, in harmony with land dynamics, and mindful of resource conservation and waste recycling

LAST DAY :  Students depart Narrow Ridge Earth Literacy Center -
to return to Miami (a Sunday or Monday)



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Earth Ethics Institute • An Earth Literacy Resource Center Serving MDC Administrators, Faculty, Staff,  and Students, as well as the South Florida Community
Miami Dade College • 300 N.E. 2nd Avenue, Room 3506-11, Miami, FL 33132-2204 • t: 305-237-3796 • f: 305-237-7724