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Permaculture Course, Desert Plants for Survival, Job Announcements - Alderleaf eNews, May 2013
May 09, 2013

Welcome to the May 2013 eNewsletter from Alderleaf Wilderness College!

In this issue...

1.) Summer Permaculture Design Certificate Course
Two inspiring weeks at Alderleaf Farm learning sustainable living skills! Receive the international certification...

2.) Feature Article: Desert Plants for Survival
Many plants in the desert serve as vital aids in wilderness survival, including food, shelter, and fire materials...

3.) Alderleaf is Hiring!
Openings for an Office Manager Position and a Core Instructor Position. We are now accepting employment applications...

4.) Upcoming Courses & Events
Buckskin Braintanning Course, Wilderness Survival Weekend Course, Wild Edible & Medicinal Plants Course, and much more...



Summer Permaculture Design Certificate Course

Spend two inspiring weeks at Alderleaf Farm learning sustainable living skills! Get the international certification. Permaculture skills are among the most empowering skill-sets offered at Alderleaf. Bring sustainability and self sufficiency into your life at whole new level while becoming qualified to help others design sustainable living into their home, land, and lifestyle.

Permaculture is an approach to design that mimics the relationships found in nature and incorporates natural building, food & water systems, alternative energy, and more.

Dates: Jul 22 - Aug 3, 2013
Location: Alderleaf Farm, Monroe, WA
Instructors: Marisha Auerbach, Steve Nicolini, & guests
Cost: $1195 (includes camping and breakfasts/lunches)

Visit the course page to learn more:
Permaculture Design Certificate Course Page



Feature Article: Desert Plants for Survival

By Fil Tkaczyk

There are many plants in the desert that can serve as vital aids in wilderness survival. Some serve as a source of food, some as material for shelters, and others serve as the perfect material for friction fires. Knowing your plants can also help lead you to water...

Continue Reading



Alderleaf is Hiring!

Alderleaf Wilderness College is pleased to announce openings for an Office Manager Position and a Core Instructor Position. We are now accepting employment applications!

Learn more on our Employment Page.



Upcoming Courses & Events

Dates: Course:
Jun 1-2 Standard Track & Sign Evaluation
Jun 7-9 Brain Tanning Course
Jun 22-23 Wild Edible & Medicinal Plants Course
Jun 29-30 Wilderness Survival Course
Jul 6 Wilderness Navigation Class
Jul 7 Introduction to Permaculture Class
Jul 8-12 Wilderness Survival Skills Intensive
Jul 12-14 Wooden Bow Making Course
Jul 15-19 Nature Camp for Kids
Jul 20-21 Wilderness Survival Course
Jul 22-Aug 2 Permaculture Design Course
Jul 27-28 Wild Edible & Medicinal Plants Course
Aug 3-4 Wildlife Tracking Course
Aug 10-11 Wilderness Survival Course
Aug 12-16 Nature Camp for Kids
Aug 17-18 Survival Trapping & Game Processing Course
Aug 24-25 Wild Edible & Medicinal Plants Course
Aug 31 Wilderness Instructor Apprenticeship begins
Sep 3 Wilderness Certification Program begins
Sep 7 Wildlife Tracking Apprenticeship begins
Oct 19 Wild Mushroom Identification Class
Nov 2-3 Wilderness Survival Course
Nov 25 Survival Fire Making Skills Class

Learn more about classes at our Courses page!



Considering the Alderleaf Wilderness Certification Program?

There is still time to apply for the 2013-2014 school year.
Classes begin September 3rd, 2013.

Check out the Certification Program web page!



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18715 299th Ave SE
Monroe, WA 98272
United States
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