Welcome to the April 2009 Alderleaf eNewsletter from Alderleaf Wilderness College!

In this issue...

1.) Feature Article: Bow and Drill Fire Making
There is nothing quite like making your very own fire completely from scratch, using a bow and drill!...

2.) New! Alderleaf Commons - Forum Site!
Announcing the launch of Alderleaf Commons - a place to network and discuss wilderness survival, tracking, plants, and more...

3.) Upcoming Spring Courses!
Tracking Workshop with Susan Morse, Wilderness Scout Skills Intensive, Medicinal Plants Course...



Feature Article: Bow and Drill Fire Making

There is nothing quite like making your very own fire completely from scratch, using a bow and drill! Of the many ways to make primitive-style friction fires, the bow and drill is one of the most practical methods to learn. The technique works well in nearly all environments across the globe... (read more)



Alderleaf Commons - Our New Forum Site!

Announcing the launch of Aldereaf Commons - a place to network and discuss wilderness survival, wildlife tracking, edible & medicinal plants, and more! Moderated by Alderleaf instructors, its a great place to ask questions and share photos, video, and audio. Check out Alderleaf Commons at: www.wildernesscollege.ning.com



Upcoming Spring Courses!

Check out our exciting upcoming spring classes:

Tracking Workshop with Susan Morse: April 25-26, 2009
Join renowned tracker, Susan Morse, to learn about cougar, lynx, bear, and other Northwest tracks and sign.

Wilderness Scout Skills Intensive: May 4-8, 2009
Learn the skills of the ancient scouts - nature awareness, bird language, and more - in this exciting five day immersion program!

Medicinal Plants Course: June 26-28, 2009
Learn about medicinal plants in the beautiful foothills of the northeastern Cascade Mountains.



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