Welcome to the August 2009 eNewsletter from Alderleaf Wilderness College!
In this issue...

1.) Feature Article: Edible Weeds: A Different Perpective
Everywhere you walk you are probably surrounded by wild edible weeds. These plants...

2.) Making Progress on the Outdoor Classroom Project!
Visit our blog to see the latest developments. Come out and join us to help...

3.) Upcoming Courses!
Language of the Birds, Mushroom Foraging, Tracking and Trailing Opportunities...



Featured Article:
Edible Weeds: A Different Perspective




Everywhere you walk, you are probably surrounded by wild edible weeds. These plants likely have among them some great edible as well as medicinal species. It is truly amazing how many useful weeds are pulled or poisoned in peoples gardens everyday throughout the world, yet so many of those could go to better use...
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Making Progress on the Outdoor Classroom Project!


We're moving right along with the roof rafters and getting ready to put up the nailers and then shakes made from our own cedar trees that came down this winter. Help is always welcome! Contact us to find out about upcoming project days. You can also visit our blog, Notes from Alderleaf to see the latest developments.



Upcoming Courses!

Check out our exciting upcoming courses:

Wildlife Tracking Apprenticeship: begins Sept 12th, 2009
Develop an in-depth knowledge of wildlife tracking. Excellent preparation for tracker evaluations!

NEW! Language of the Birds Class: Sept 12th, 2009
Spend the day learning about bird language and how it can help you discover more wildlife!

Wild Mushroom Identification Class: Sept 26th, 2009
Learn the skills needed to utilize wild edible mushrooms. Spend a day in the field learning about mushroom foraging!

Trailing Evaluation: Oct 3-4rd, 2009
Take the trailing portion of the international tracker certification with tracking expert, Adriaan Louw of South Africa!

Wildlife Tracking Course: Oct 24-25th, 2009
Learn how to identify and interpret wildlife tracks and sign. Covers basic and advanced track identification skills!



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