Welcome to the December 2008 Alderleaf eNewsletter from Alderleaf Wilderness College!

In this issue...

1.) Feature Article: Winter Birding Opportunities
Who would think that birding in the winter time would be a good idea? Winter, however...

2.) Upcoming Courses!
Now is a great time to register for our winter and spring classes...

3.) 2009 Tracking Expedition to South Africa!
Learn from expert African trackers amongst lions, leopards, rhino and more...



Feature Article: Winter Birding Opportunities


Who would think that birding in the winter time would be a good idea? Seems like a better time to stay indoors, warm and dry. Winter, however, is an amazing time to be out observing birds. With the leaves down, birds are easier to view. It is also a time when different species show up, our winter resident birds... (read more)

Check out our Birding Apprenticeship Program!



Upcoming Courses!

Now is a great time to register for our winter and spring classes! Check out the following courses which are open for enrollment:

Wilderness Survival Course, March 28-29, 2009
Wildlife Tracking Apprenticeship, monthly classes
Medicinal Plants Course, June 26-28, 2009
Birding Apprenticeship, monthly classes

See more of our upcoming classes at our wilderness courses page



2009 Tracking Expedition to South Africa!

Learn from expert African trackers amongst lions, leopards, rhino and more! Join us for this unique tracking expedition and opportunity for intensive training on African wildlife, track and sign interpretation, and trailing skills. Learn under the guidance of senior tracker, Adriaan Louw, and Track & Sign Specialist, Mark Stavrakis.

Learn more at: 2009 Tracking Expedition to South Africa



ALSO...

Now is the time to start planning to attend next year's Wilderness Certification Program! Applications are being accepted. You can learn more about the Certification Program at:

http://www.wildernesscollege.com/wilderness-certification.html



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