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Alderleaf eNewsletter, December 2011 - New Course Calendar, Water Hemlock, Upcoming Courses
December 20, 2011

Welcome to the December 2011 eNewsletter from Alderleaf Wilderness College!

In this issue...

1.) The 2012 Course Calendar is Live!
The new calendar of course dates is now up on the web, with several news classes scheduled...

2.) Feature Article: Water Hemlock - A Deadly Plant
Water hemlock is one of the most deadly poisonous plants in North America. Be sure to avoid these dangerous plants when out...

3.) Upcoming Classes and Events...
Wildlife Tracking Apprenticeship, Wilderness First Aid Training, Wilderness Survival Weekend, Introduction to Permaculture...



The 2012 Course Calendar is Live!

The new calendar of course dates is now up on the web, with several news classes scheduled, including our first Wilderness First Aid Course, Cob Oven Workshop, and expanded survival skills classes... (Learn more)



Feature Article: Water Hemlock - A Deadly Plant

By Michelle M. Peziol

Water hemlock (Cicuta spp.) is one of the most deadly poisonous plants in North America. When you begin learning about wild plants, a great place to start is with the most dangerous species found in your area. This way you can be sure to avoid these poisonous plants when out in the field learning about other species... (Read more)


Upcoming Classes and Events!

Check out what's coming up!

Wildlife Tracking Apprenticeship: begins Feb 11, 2012
Field-based training in wildlife tracking skills in the Pacific Northwest. Led by expert trackers.

Wilderness First Aid Training Course: Feb 24-26, 2012
This wilderness first aid course is designed to introduce you to the concepts of medical care in a wilderness setting.

Wilderness Survival Weekend Course: Mar 10-11, 2012
Learn the most important skills for survival: shelter, water, fire, and food. Gain practical, hands-on experience!

Introduction to Permaculture: Mar 17, 2012
Join us for a day to learn about the basics of permaculture - a revolutionary sustainable design system!

View the full lineup of classes at our Courses page!



Considering the Alderleaf Wilderness Certification Program?

Applications are now being accepted for the 2012-2013 school year!
Class begins September 4th, 2012.

Check out the Certification Program web page



Did you know that Alderleaf has a blog and forum, and is also on social sites?

Check them out...

Alderleaf Blog

Alderleaf Commons Online Forum

Alderleaf on Facebook

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Alderleaf on YouTube


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Monroe, WA 98272
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