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Uses of Burdock Plants, Alderleaf in the News, & Upcoming Courses - Alderleaf eNews, August 2017
August 24, 2017

Welcome to the August 2017 eNewsletter from Alderleaf Wilderness College!

In this issue...

1.) Featured Article: Common Burdock
Burdock is a common plant across North America that holds many roles: invasive weed, permaculture plant, medicine, and food...

2.) Alderleaf in the News
Alderleaf provided a custom wilderness survival class for individuals affected by breast cancer and their loved ones...

3.) Upcoming Courses at Alderleaf
Wildlife Tracking, Wild Mushroom Identification, Wilderness Survival, & More! See what's coming up...



Featured Article: Common Burdock

By Chris Byrd

Burdock is a common plant across North America that holds many roles: invasive weed, permaculture plant, medicine, and food. It has become a part of wild and domesticated plant communities across North America and is a plant that is worth getting to know... (continue reading)



Alderleaf in the News

Alderleaf hosted a great group earlier this month - Ford Motor Company's "Warriors in Pink - More Good Days" campaign - to provide a custom wilderness survival class for individuals affected by breast cancer and their loved ones. We were honored to share skills with such courageous folks. Ford sponsored these events to help those facing the disease have more good days as they go through recovery. To everyone's surprise, King 5 News showed up to do a story on the class.

(Watch the King 5 News Clip)



Calendar of Upcoming Courses

Registration is open. Several classes are full. Check out what's scheduled for the coming months:

Dates: Course: Cost:
Aug 25-27 Wooden Bow Making Course $300
Aug 26-27 Wildlife Tracking Course $250
Sep 5 Wilderness Certification Program begins $12,950
Sep 8 Advanced Wilderness Skills Program begins $12,950
Sep 16-17 Knife Making Course (full) $450
Sep 23 Wild Mushroom Identification Class $85
Sep 30 Wild Mushroom Identification Class $85
Oct 7 Wild Mushroom Identification Class $85
Oct 7-8 Knife Making Course (full) $450
Oct 14 Wild Mushroom Identification Class $85
Oct 21-22 Axe Forging Course (full) $430
Nov 4-5 Knife Making Course $450
Nov 4-5 Wilderness Survival Course $250
Nov 11 Survival Fire Making Skills Class $85
Nov 18-19 Knife Making Course (full) $450



Considering attending the Wilderness Certification Program?

There's still time to apply for the 2017-2018 school year of the Alderleaf Wilderness Certification Program (AWCP) that begins September 5th!

Learn more or apply at the Wilderness Certification Program page.



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