Krater Garden – 2015

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Last summer with the help of Zach Weiss, our Sepp Holzer Krater Garden was constructed. The legendary author and teacher Sepp Holzer himself shared his vision and knowledge with 50 attendees during a week-long workshop as we quickly assembled the team of dump trucks, excavators, and hand tools. The initial shape was formed during the workshop and throughout the remainder … Read More

Raven

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Late fall of last year we noticed a raven regularly visiting the Crater Garden. Each evening around 6pm he would hobble into the garden to snack and drink. His wing was broken and dragging on the ground. After careful consideration we decided to catch him and see if his wing was repairable. Ravens are very intelligent birds and he let … Read More

Labyrinth Project

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After further observation of the labyrinth location, we have decided to move it to another site. Initially, the meadow (which we cleared decades ago in order to create more open grass lands), was going to remain natural for grazing deer and elk. But looking closer at the sight, the meadow is now thriving with very healthy sage brush, new Douglas … Read More

2014 Highlights

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In addition to our site assessments and tour offerings, here are the highlights from 2014. 1/5 Eight week winter yoga course (60 students) 1/21 Renewable energy talk for League of Women Voters, Helena 1/25 Hosted AERO board of director’s retreat 2/6 Participated in Northern Plains Resource Council energy panel discussion, Helena 2/12 Solar seminars for Lewis and Clark Co. business … Read More

2013 Highlights

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1/7 8-Week winter yoga course at Aldersgate Methodist Church (68 students…room maxed out!) 1/8 Alternative Energy Resource Organization (AERO) board and staff retreat at Sage Mountain Center 1/13 Sage Mountain Center testified at legislative session in Helena regarding clean energy policy 3/12 Conducted a mini-yoga course in Whitehall, MT 3/30 Sage Mountain Center hosted Sepp Holter’s North American Permaculture workshop/tour … Read More

Our Week From Hell

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As many of you know from local and national news media, we just survived the horror of the “19 Mile” forest fire outside of Whitehall, MT. As of this writing (Sept. 4) Sage Mountain Center is about 95% in the clear. Fire fighters are still battling the last remaining portion of this 4,100 acre fire and we are still sleeping … Read More