Welcome to the August 2010 eNewsletter from Alderleaf Wilderness College!

In this issue...

1.) Win a Survival Knife or Class Gift Certificate!
Complete our short online survey and we'll enter you to win a Pendleton Knife or a $75 gift certificate....

2.) Feature Article: How to Read a Map
Carrying and knowing how to read a map in the outdoors is an essential wilderness survival skill...

3.) Upcoming Summer Courses...
Wild Edible Plants Course, Wilderness Survival Skills Intensive, Wildlife Tracking Apprenticeship, and more...


Win a Survival Knife or Class Gift Certificate!

As part of our efforts to improve and expand future course offerings, we'd love to hear from you!

Complete our short online survey and we'll enter you to win a Pendleton Knife (our pick as the best survival knife) or a $75 course gift certificate redeemable towards any of our classes.

We're accepting survey submissions throughout August and will be drawing a winner in September. Thank you for sharing your input!

Take the Survey!



Feature Article:
How to Read a Map

Carrying and knowing how to read a map in the outdoors is an essential wilderness survival skill. One of the most practical types of maps to have, especially when traveling in the outdoors, is a topographic map. Topographic maps present...Read More


Upcoming Summer Courses!

Check out what's coming up this summer!

Wild Edible Plants Course: Aug 14, 2010
Learn how to utilize wild plants for food in the wilderness or at home. Covers identification, collection, and preparation.

Wilderness Survival Skills Intensive: Aug 16-20, 2010
Spend five full days immersed in studying outdoor survival skills! Detailed instruction and hands-on practice.

Wildlife Tracking Apprenticeship: Begins Sept 11, 2010
In-depth, field-based training in wildlife tracking skills. Meets monthly for ten months.

Language of the Birds Class: Sept 18, 2010
Learn about bird language & behavior and how it can help you discover more wildlife!

Wild Mushroom Identification Class: Sept 25, 2010
Learn the skills needed to utilize wild edible mushrooms! Spend an exciting day in the field with Fil Tkaczyk.

View our full lineup of classes at our Courses page!



Considering the Alderleaf Wilderness Certification Program?

Space is limited, though there's still time to apply for the 2010-2011 school year!

Learn more...



Did you know that Alderleaf has a blog and forum site?

Check them out...

Alderleaf Blog: Notes from Alderleaf

Alderleaf Online Forums: Alderleaf Commons



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18715 299th Ave SE
Monroe, WA 98272
United States
(360) 793-8709

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