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Custom Courses, How to Sharpen a Knife, & Upcoming Classes - Alderleaf eNews, Jan 2016
January 28, 2016

Welcome to the January 2016 eNewsletter from Alderleaf Wilderness College!

In this issue...

1.) Custom Courses, Presentations, and Consulting
Did you know that Alderleaf provides specialized wilderness education to groups, schools, companies, and media projects...

2.) Feature Article: How to Sharpen a Knife
A knife is the most important tool in a survival situation and knowing how to keep it sharp is essential...

3.) 2016 Course Dates
Weekend classes are just around the corner. Check out what's coming up on the course calendar...



Custom Courses, Presentations, and Consulting

Did you know that Alderleaf is experienced in providing specialized wilderness education to groups, schools, companies, and media projects? We deliver presentations to groups small and large, provide specialized training courses, and offer expert consultation. Learn more and see examples of our custom engagements.



Feature Article: How to Sharpen a Knife

By Chris Byrd

Knowing how to sharpen a knife is an important survival skill. A knife is the most essential tool to have on your person in a survival situation. Having a knife is the first step in the process of providing the essentials of survival (shelter, water, food) to a person stranded far from help; and like all tools your knife is most effective when well-cared for... Continue reading



2016 Course Dates!

Weekend classes are just around the corner. Check out what's coming up on the course calendar below.

2016:

Dates: Course: Cost:
Jan 30-31 Knife Making Course (full) $330
Mar 26-27 Knife Making Course $330
Apr 2-3 Wilderness Survival Course $250
Apr 23-24 Home-Scale Permaculture Course $250
Apr-May Track & Sign Evaluations (limited space) $225
May 14-15 Wild Edible & Medicinal Plants Course $250
May 21-22 Knife Making Course $330
Jun 18-19 Wilderness Survival Course $250
Jun 25-26 Reptile & Amphibian Tracking Course $250
Jul 9-10 Wild Edible & Medicinal Plants Course $250
Jul 11-15 Wilderness Survival Skills Intensive $600
Jul 11-15 Wilderness Skills Camp for Youth $250
Aug 19-21 Wooden Bow Making Course $300
Aug 20-21 Wilderness Survival Course $250
Aug 27-28 Wildlife Tracking Course $250
Sep 6 Wilderness Certification Program begins $12,950
Sep 9 Advanced Wilderness Skills Program begins $12,950
Sep 10-11 Knife Making Course $330
Sep 17-18 Wild Edible & Medicinal Plants Course $250
Oct 8-9 Overnight Survival Course $250
Oct 8 Wild Mushroom Identification Class $85
Oct 15 Wild Mushroom Identification Class $85
Oct 22 Wild Mushroom Identification Class $85
Nov 5-6 Wilderness Survival Course $250
Nov 12 Survival Fire Making Skills Class $85
Nov 19-20 Knife Making Course $330



Considering the Alderleaf Wilderness Certification Program?

The application period for the 2016-2017 school year is open. Classes begin September 6th, 2016. Visit the Certification Program page.



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