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+ How are we teaching our kids to understand Biomimcry?
+ How are we teaching teacher’s to teach Biomimcry?
+ Are there language and cultural-based bias in understanding Nature?
+ Explain what you mean by “creating a new ethos for leadership and design?”
+ “Genius of Place” process sounds like assessment in permaculture. Reactions?
+ What is sacred to you? Sacred in Nature?
+ How to determine what is useful in Nature?
+ What is a fractal? Favorites?
+ Can we consider Biomimcry as reverse anthropomorphism?
+ This there a spiritual or mystical quality in Biomimcry?
+ How can we utilize Biomimcry to create non-tech creations such as symbols, songs, poems and myths for the Permaculture Age?
+ Let’s discuss the following diagram from my work:
+ Center of the Cloud – Permaculture as the New Unifying Model for Human – Nature. Willi Paul Video – http://planetshifter.com/node/1890
Bio – Dayna Baumeister
Co-founder of the Biomimicry Guild, Dayna’s fascination and intrigue with the natural world began early with daily forays into the woods behind her home and weekend trips to the mountains with her family. As an adult, nature has been an inspiration in all of her personal and professional endeavors. Starting at the coastal seashore of Florida, Dayna received a BS in Marine Biology from New College in Sarasota. After several years exploring the intricate relationships of coral reefs, she turned in her wetsuit and headed back to the mountains. There, Dayna earned a MS in Resource Conservation and a PhD in Organismic Biology and Ecology from the University of Montana in Missoula, specializing in dynamics of positive interactions among animal and plant life.
With a background in biology, a devotion to applied natural history, and a passion for sharing the wonders of nature with others, Dayna has worked in the field of Biomimicry since 1998 as an educator, researcher, and design consultant. As co-founder and keystone for the Biomimicry Guild, Dayna acts as the liaison between all members of the Guild. In addition, she brings her skills as a systems thinker and organic communicator to her dynamic workshops, presentations, seminars, and exhibits, which have introduced the idea of nature as model, measure, and mentor to thousands of designers, business managers, and engineers around the country. Bringing home the principles of life that she espouses in her work, Dayna finds physical and spiritual sustenance as a gardener, hunter, yoga instructor, and naturalist. She lives with her family in the foothills of the inspiring landscape of the rugged Rocky Mountain Front in Montana.