Brock Dolman is a co-founder and co-owner of Occidental Arts and Ecology Center and the Sowing Circle Intentional Community. He is the Director of OAEC's WATER Institute and Permaculture Program. He is a wildlife biologist and permaculture, watershed restoration, roofwater and stormwater harvesting designer, consultant and educator. Brock has presented at numerous conferences such as Bioneers, EcoFarm, GreenPrints, HOPES and SolFest. He also has lectured internationally in Costa Rica, Brazil and China. He has been featured in the award winning films: The 11th Hour by Leonardo DiCaprio; The Call of Life by Species Alliance; and Permaculture: A Quiet Revolution by Vanessa Shultz. In 1992 he completed his BA, graduating with honors from the University of California Santa Cruz with the Biology Department and Environmental Studies Department.