Festivals & Events:
Telluride Summer College: Finding Solutions
Telluride Summer College presents Finding Solutions:Ecopsychology and the Dharma.
June 26 from 6:00-8:00 pm Wilkinson Public Library FREE For an introduction to Telluride Summer College's ecopsychology course, join us for a discussion and film about a radical group of Korean Seon monks, inspired by the Avatamsaka Sutra, and desperate to defend the pure-land from corporate destruction, plowed over their monastic lands and built a farm. The farm turned into a permaculture training center that helped participants transform from the disconnected urban life in Seoul, to the deeply rural farming life in the mountains.
Telluride Summer College:
The University Centers of the San Miguel (UCSM) is partnering with Mesa State College, Colorado Northwestern Community College, Telluride School District, CSU Extension (San Miguel Basin) office, The New Community Coalition, and others to create the Telluride Summer College. High school and college students, and interested adults are invited to take these great classes. The classes are available for up to 6 Mesa State College credits, and also for non-credit. These classes can also be applied to the new Mesa State College Certificate in Sustainability Practices. Earn Certificates in UCSM Sustainable Studies and/or Permaculture Design and further your knowledge and career opportunities as well as expand your relationship with the natural world.