Welcome to the November 2008 Alderleaf eNewsletter from Alderleaf Wilderness College!
In this issue...
1.) Feature Article: Snake Tracks - Interpreting Serpent Locomotion
There is nothing quite like seeing the sinuous lines left behind on the ground in snake tracks...
2.) New Course Calendar!
You can now browse dates for upcoming courses and events at Alderleaf using our new Google Calendar...
3.) Updated Nature Store
Now all of our recommended books are available from the Alderleaf Nature Store at great prices!...
4.) Visit the Alderleaf Blog!
Wilderness Certification Program students have been blogging about their year...
Feature Article: Snake Tracks - Interpreting Serpent Locomotion
There is nothing quite like seeing the sinuous lines left behind on the ground in snake tracks. Serpents around the world strike people with strong feelings, ranging from awe and fascination to sheer terror. To understand the snake tracks you find, it helps to first understand how snakes move...
New Course Calendar!
You can now browse dates for upcoming courses and events at Alderleaf using our Google Calendar. It includes options for week, month, and agenda views. You can also set up email remainders and merge it with your own personal Google calendar. Visit our new calendar page at:
Updated Nature Store
Now all of our recommended books are available from the Alderleaf Nature Store. It includes categories for wilderness survival, ethnobotany, wildlife tracking, naturalist skills, outdoor leadership, and permaculture. Our new affiliation with Amazon.com allows us to offer these books at great prices. Plus, proceeds from purchases help us grant scholarships to students in need! Visit our updated nature store at:
Visit the Alderleaf Blog!
Wilderness Certification Program students have been making weekly blog entries about their year. Read their adventure-filled stories and more at the Alderleaf blog!
You can visit the Alderleaf blog at:
Also, it is a great time to begin planning to attend next year's Wilderness Certification Program! Applications are being accepted. You can learn more about the Certification Program at:
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