Born and sculpted through the landscapes of Western Montana, Michael Billington is a man of the Earth.  He has studied Wildland Ecology, Agroecology, and Indigenous culture at the University of Montana as well as Permaculture at Woodbine Center for Ecology.  Independently he has studied under mentors such as Mark Vandermeer of Watershed Consulting, Sepp Holzer, and Michael Pilarski.

His skills include: Earthworks design, installation, and management; Herbal medicine; Traditional Living Skills; Timberframing; and Snowboarding Instruction. 

The roles and responsibilities of Michael's at the Place of Gathering pertain to the oversight and management of farm operations, Earthworks, and Nature based learning for youth and adult.

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Welcome to  pog logo 2.......Place of Gathering & Gardens

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Our Sanctuary is located on the Flathead Reservation in Western Montana overlooking Flathead Lake and the Mission Mountains.

95 acres of pasture, private ponds, wetland, gardens and large permaculture installation     Place of Gathering offers unlimited opportunity for rest, rejuvenation & inspiration.

 

 


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“Out beyond ideas of wrongdoing & right doing there is a field.
I'll meet you there.
When the soul lies down in that grass the world is too full to talk about.
Ideas, language, even the phrase ‘each other’ doesn't make any sense”   Rumi

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KINDNESS IN WORDS CREATES CONFIDENCE, KINDNESS IN THINKING CREATES PROFOUNDNESS,KINDNESS IN GIVING CREATES LOVE

-Lao Tzu-

 

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The three arms of POG( place of gathering)

 

 

Integrative Living in Recognition of Interdependence

 

Joyous Living

Community building

Cultural exchange

Especially in support of children and young adults