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How to Make Cottonwood Salve, Winter Survival Skills & Upcoming Courses - Alderleaf eNews, Feb 2014
February 25, 2014

Welcome to the February 2014 eNewsletter from Alderleaf Wilderness College!

In this issue...

1.) How to Make Cottonwood Salve
Its the perfect time of year to learn how to make cottonwood salve, nature's antimicrobial ointment...

2.) Winter Survival Skills!
Visit our blog to see highlights from the Certification Program's winter trip and Gabe's winter survival challenge...

3.) Upcoming Events
Wilderness Survival Course, Wild Edible & Medicinal Plants Course, Track & Sign Evaluations...

How to Make Cottonwood Salve

Its the perfect time of year to start making cottonwood salve, an amazing medicine. February and early March are often the best time in the Pacific Northwest to collect the sap-filled buds of cottonwood trees for making an antiseptic, pain-relieving, skin-healing salve... Continue Reading

Winter Survival Skills!

Visit our blog to see highlights from the Wilderness Certification Program's winter trip and instructor Gabe's winter survival challenge:

Winter Field Trip 2014: Part One

Winter Field Trip 2014: Part Two

Gabe's Winter Survival Challenge

Upcoming Courses & Events

Dates: Course:
Mar 29-30 Wilderness Survival Course $250
Apr 26-27 Track & Sign Evaluation $225
Apr 28-29 Track & Sign Evaluation $225
May 1-2 Track & Sign Evaluation $225
May 3-4 Track & Sign Evaluation $225
May 3-4 Wild Edible & Medicinal Plants Course $250
Jun 7-8 Track & Sign Evaluation $225
Jun 21-22 Home-Scale Permaculture Course $250
Jun 28-29 Wilderness Survival Course $250
Jun 28-29 Bird Language Course $250
Jul 7-11 Wilderness Survival Skills Intensive $600
Jul 12-13 Wild Edible & Medicinal Plants Course $250
Jul 14-18 Nature Camp for Youth $300
Jul 19 Wilderness Navigation Class $85
Jul 19-20 Flintknapping Course $250
Jul 25-27 Wooden Bow Making Course $250
Jul 26-27 Food Forest Course $250
Aug 2-3 Wilderness Survival Course $250
Aug 9-10 Advanced Plants Course $250
Aug 17-30 Permaculture Design Course $1195
Aug 18-22 Nature Camp for Youth $300
Aug 22-24 Brain Tanning Course $250
Aug 23-24 Overnight Survival Course $250
Sep 9 Wilderness Certification Program begins $9,950
Sep 9 Advanced Wilderness Skills Program begins $9,500
Sep 13 Wildlife Tracking Apprenticeship begins $1,995
Oct 18 Wild Mushroom Identification Class $85
Oct 25 Wild Mushroom Identification Class $85
Nov 1-2 Wilderness Survival Course $250
Nov 22 Survival Fire Making Skills Class $85

Considering the Alderleaf Wilderness Certification Program?

The application period for the 2014-2015 school year is open.
Classes begin September 9th, 2014.

Check out the Certification Program web page!

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