Build a 3,000-gallon ferro-cement tank, hands-on workshop in Ashland, September 22-24. Call now to reserve a spot, 503-482-6164.

The Lost Valley Educational Center is an intentional community and learning center devoted to developing the skills and awareness that will create a sustainable lifestyle. They are offering various low-cost workshops covering everything from low-cost underground housing to building solar ovens. For more information call or write Lost Valley Educational Center, 81868 Lost Valley Ln, Dexter, OR 97341, 503-937-3351

Aprovecho Research Center has three internship openings for Fall term. Interns study organic gardening, sustainable forestry and appropriate technology. Help bring in the seasons crop, do some horse logging, finish testing a new solar thermal pump, desalinator, solar dehydrator and solar refrigerator. Cost is $500 per month, includes room and board, classes 8:30 to 5:30 daily. Contact Aprovecho at 80574 Hazelton Rd., Cottage Grove, OR 97424 or call (503) 942-8198.

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Global warming is a huge problem which will significantly affect every country in the world. Many people all over the world are trying to do whatever they can to help combat the effects of global warming. One of the ways that people can fight global warming is to reduce their dependence on non-renewable energy sources like oil and petroleum based products.

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