Welcome to the November 2011 eNewsletter from Alderleaf Wilderness College!

In this issue...

1.) Feature Article: Survival Essentials
Oftentimes we are asked, "What are the most important survival essentials?" It helps to start with the most important gear...

2.) Wilderness First Aid Training Course
Taught by Wilderness Medicine Training Center staff, this course covers the core concepts of medical care in a wilderness setting...

3.) Upcoming Classes and Events...
Wildlife Tracking Apprenticeship, Wilderness Survival Weekend, Introduction to Permaculture...



Feature Article: Survival Essentials

Oftentimes we are asked, "What are the most important survival essentials?" When you are considering what to bring on a trip or how to prepare for a possible survival situation, it helps to start with the most important gear. Though what you ultimately choose to pack will depend on specific conditions and situations, there are survival essentials that should always be considered... (Read more)



Wilderness First Aid Training Course - Feb 24-26, 2012

Taught by Wilderness Medicine Training Center staff, this course covers the core concepts of medical care in a wilderness setting. The majority of time is spent in hands-on skills practice and simulations.

This standard Wilderness First Aid certification is recognized by other wilderness medicine providers, insurance companies, guide licensing boards nationwide, and numerous organizations such as the American Camping Association and Boy Scouts of America.

The course includes CPR certification and can also be used to re-certify WAFA, WFR, and WEMT certifications.

Learn more about the Wilderness First Aid Training Course at Alderleaf.

Register soon - space may go quick!


Upcoming Classes and Events!

Check out what's coming up!

Wildlife Tracking Apprenticeship: begins Feb 11, 2012
Field-based training in wildlife tracking skills in the Pacific Northwest. Led by expert trackers.

Wilderness Survival Weekend Course: Mar 10-11, 2012
Learn the most important skills for survival: shelter, water, fire, and food. Gain practical, hands-on experience!

Introduction to Permaculture: Mar 17, 2012
Join us for a day to learn about the basics of permaculture - a revolutionary sustainable design system!

View the full lineup of classes at our Courses page!



Considering the Alderleaf Wilderness Certification Program?

Applications are now being accepted for the 2012-2013 school year!
Class begins September 4th, 2012.

Also... The Wilderness Certification Program is now approved to enroll those eligible to receive GI Bill / VA benefits. Learn more.

Check out the Certification Program web page



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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