Welcome to Alderleaf Wilderness College, wilderness survival school, permaculture training and outdoor education center. Alderleaf offers courses on wilderness survival, wild edible & medicinal plants, permaculture, wildlife tracking, and outdoor education in the Pacific Northwest. Led by a staff of skilled professionals, our nature and survival courses provide you with valuable skills...(read more)
The Alderleaf Wilderness Certification Program
Our most comprehensive wilderness course. In-depth training in nature, sustainability, wilderness survival skills, and more.
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Wild Mushroom Identification Class
Learn the skills needed to utilize wild edible mushrooms! Spend a day learning about these magnificent fungi.
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"If you want to learn about wilderness survival and
primitive skills from extremely knowledgeable instructors, Alderleaf
Wilderness College is for you. I learned more than I ever thought
possible at their classes."
"Alderleaf Wilderness College is outstanding at developing and
delivering wilderness skills programs, providing both a deep level of
knowledge and context for the teachings."
"I would recommend the Wilderness Certification Program to
anyone wanting to reconnect with nature and a desire to live simply,
with and for the land. Through this program I have become the change I
was waiting for!"
"Alderleaf provides a wide range of studies that will increase anyone's knowledge and understanding of the natural world"
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