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Deer Hide Tanning, Wilderness Survival Course, & Permaculture Update - Alderleaf eNews, Jan 2015
January 30, 2015

Welcome to the January 2015 eNewsletter from Alderleaf Wilderness College!

In this issue...

1.) Featured Article: Deer Hide Tanning
Learn how to braintan a hide. Deer hide tanning brings with it many benefits...

2.) Upcoming Wilderness Survival Course
Learn the most important skills for survival: shelter, water, fire, and food. Gain practical, hands-on experience...

3.) Summer Permaculture Design Course News!
Learn how to work with nature to create a more sustainable world and become more self sufficient, now with additional teachers!...

Featured Article: Deer Hide Tanning

By Georgieann Lilgreen

Taking the time to learn deer hide tanning brings with it many benefits. It not only reminds me of my ancestors, but allows me to experience the connection they had to the earth and animals. It also helps me to break away from the fast paced world I am a part of for a little while... Continue reading

Upcoming Wilderness Survival Course

Dates: Mar 28-29, 2015
Duration: 9am Sat - 4pm Sun
Location: Monroe, WA
Instructor: Georgieann Lilgreen
Cost: $250

Learn the most important wilderness survival skills: natural shelter construction, water purification, primitive fire making, and obtaining wild edible foods. This class is a combination of practical information, demonstrations, and hands-on experience with each of the skills.

Call the office or visit the course page to register or learn more: Wilderness Survival Course page.

View the full list of 2015 Courses.

Summer Permaculture Design Course News!

Dates: Aug 14-29, 2015
Location: Monroe, WA & Orcas Island
Instructors: Dave Boehnlein, Gabe Garms, Doug Bullock & Sam Bullock

Learn how to work with nature to create a more sustainable world!

Earn a Permaculture Design Certificate while gaining hands-on experience and learning nature awareness skills. The Permaculture Design Course is an intensive course focusing on permaculture design principles, nature awareness & ecology, and sustainable living skills.

New! - As part of this year's course we will be spending three days at the esteemed Bullock's Permaculture Homestead on Orcas Island! The Bullock Brothers, Doug and Sam, will be instructing while we're on the property, so you can benefit from their 35+ years of experience. If you want to learn from the Bullocks this summer, this is your chance!

Call the office or visit the course page to register or learn more: Permaculture Design Course page.

Considering the Alderleaf Wilderness Certification Program?

The application period for the 2015-2016 school year is open. Classes begin September 8th, 2015. Visit the Certification Program page.

New! And now, thanks to our partnership with WSCU, students enrolling in the Wilderness Certification Program can use 529 College Savings Plans towards tuition. Learn the details on our FAQ page.

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