Welcome to the December 2010 eNewsletter from Alderleaf Wilderness College!

In this issue...

1.) New Video: Bow Drill Fire Making
Learn about making fire by friction with the bow drill method, from a class day at the Wilderness Certification Program...

2.) Feature Article: Snares and Traps for Survival
Alderleaf instructor, Dave Scott, shares tips about how to use snares and traps for survival trapping situations...

3.) Upcoming Classes and Events...
2011 Wildlife Tracking Apprenticeship begins, Introduction to Permaculture, Wilderness Survival Weekend Course...


New Video: Bow Drill Fire Making

Dave Scott explains how to make fire by friction with the bow drill method at the Wilderness Certification Program. You can view this new video and others at the Alderleaf YouTube Channel.

To learn more about the certification program, visit the
Wilderness Certification Program web page.



Feature Article:
Snares and Traps for Survival

Alderleaf instructor, Dave Scott, shares tips about how to use snares and traps for survival trapping situations...

"Learning snares and traps for survival trapping to catch animals effectively can provide you with a distinct advantage in any type of back-country survival situation. Survival trapping can help you deal with one of the most challenging pursuits in a longer term survival scenario, the ability to obtain protein... (Read more)


Upcoming Classes and Events!

Check out what's coming up!

Wildlife Tracking Apprenticeship: begins Feb 5, 2011
Go beyond the basics - learn tracking and trailing with expert wildlife trackers at amazing field sites in the northwest.

Introduction to Permaculture Class: Feb 26, 2011
Join us for a day to learn about the basics of permaculture - a revolutionary design system for sustainable living!

Wilderness Survival Weekend Course: Mar 19-20, 2011
Learn the most important skills for survival: shelter, water, fire, and food. Gain practical, hands-on experience!

View our full lineup of classes at our Courses page!



Considering the Alderleaf Wilderness Certification Program?

You can now apply for the 2011-2012 school year!
Class begins September 6th, 2011.
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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