Welcome to the May 2010 eNewsletter from Alderleaf Wilderness College!

In this issue...

1.) Feature Permaculture Article: Fruit Tree Pruning
These simple instructions will help you bring health to your trees and encourage them to produce amazing fruit...

2.) Certification Program Prepares for Survival Trip!
Students have been busy this spring preparing for their survival trip and graduation...

3.) Upcoming Summer Courses!
Medicinal Plants Course, Wildlife Tracking Course, Wilderness Survival Intensive, and more...

Feature Permaculture Article:
Fruit Tree Pruning

An important component to a permaculture system is perennial fruit production. Simple fruit tree pruning techniques help you bring health to your trees and encourage them to produce amazing fruit. Proper pruning can not only maintain and improve the health of fruit trees, but also encourage great fruit production and quality. Careful shaping and maintenance will help... Read More!

Certification Program Prepares for Survival Trip!

The Alderleaf Wilderness Certification Program students have been busy teaching nature skills to kids, learning about camouflage and awareness at scout week, and now preparing for their end-of-the-year survival trip and graduation. Wish them well!

Alderleaf students sharing nature games and wilderness skills with youth at Quiet Heart Wilderness School

Upcoming Summer Courses!

Check out what's coming up this summer!

Medicinal Plants Course: Jun 26-27, 2010
Learn about wild medicinal plant preparations in the beautiful foothills of the Cascade Mountains!

Wildlife Tracking Weekend Course: Jul 24-25, 2010
Learn animal tracking skills with local wildlife tracker, Jason Knight. Designed for both the outdoor enthusiast and environmental professional.

Permaculture Summer Semester: Jul 7- Aug 27, 2010
Learn how to work with nature to create a more sustainable world! Earn a Permaculture Design Certificate and study nature skills.

View our full lineup of classes at our Courses page!

Considering the Alderleaf Wilderness Certification Program?

There's still time to apply for the 2010-2011 school year!

Learn more...

Did you know that Alderleaf has a blog and forum site?

Check them out...

Alderleaf Blog: Notes from Alderleaf

Alderleaf Online Forums: Alderleaf Commons

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