Lee Barnes – Stewardship Dowsing Background
Lee Barnes, (Ph.D. Environmental Horticulture, 1985, UF) has been a professional Water Well Dowser for twenty years locating over 450 well sites in Western North Carolina from Murphy to Boone and east to Raleigh/Middlesex area. He has a better than a 90% success rate with his best drillers, averaging 85-95% rates with a variety of different drilling companies. Lee specializes in Land Stewardship Consulting to aid landowners with more environmentally sensitive land protection and development all over WNC.
Lee has been interested in developing psychic abilities (“sensing the unseen”) since being a teenager and was introduced to the term “dowsing” 25 years ago at the Southeastern Permaculture Gathering. He has taken Basic, Intermediate, and Water Well dowsing at 4 National American Society of Dowsers (ASD) Annual Conferences in Vermont, as well as, at the 2005 British Society of Dowsers Congress in Manchester, England.
He is widely read in dowsing and Intuition techniques and has studied nearly 4000 pages on regional and crystalline bedrock hydrogeology combining experience on a diverse variety of properties with common sense, scientific knowledge, and focused intuition to locate successful water wells even near dry wells. He has been teaching workshops in Applied Intuition for nearly 20 years.
Lee has been active with the Appalachian Chapter of the American Society of Dowsers (“Appalachian Dowsers”) for over 20 years serving as President, Vice-President, long term Member-at-Large, and as Tutor of the Introduction to Dowsing classes. He is currently serving as Chapter President.
He is a Life Member in good standing with both the British and American Society of Dowsers, and is a long-term supporter of the Canadian Society of Questers. He has taught dowsing classes over the last 20 years to approximately 1000 people, including intuitive children for many years at the Profound Awareness Institute. He was honored with the 2012 Educator of the Year recognition from the ASD. He coordinated the Dowsing Schools at the Southeastern Dowsing Convention in 2015.