Welcome to the October 2010 eNewsletter from Alderleaf Wilderness College!

In this issue...

1.) The 2010-2011 Wilderness Certification Program Begins!
This year's class of the Alderleaf Wilderness Certification Program is off to a great start. Bow drill fires, wild edible plants meal, permaculture...

2.) Feature Article: Photographing Black Bears
Alderleaf instructor, Filip Tkaczyk, shares tips and techniques from his experience photographing black bears...

3.) Upcoming Classes and Events...
Trailing Workshop with Adriaan Louw, CyberTracker Trailing Evaluations, Survival Fire Making Skills...


The 2010-2011 Wilderness Certification Program Begins!

This year's class of the Alderleaf Wilderness Certification Program is off to a great start! They've already learned how to build survival shelters, make bow drill fires, prepare a meal of fall wild edible plants, track animals in the Oregon Dunes, and covered core principles of permaculture design. Check out video clips, photos, and more at the Alderleaf Blog!



Feature Article:
Photographing Black Bears

Alderleaf instructor, Filip Tkaczyk, shares tips and techniques from his experience photographing black bears:

Taking black bear pictures can be exciting and challenging. Wildlife photography can also be an excellent opportunity to practice awareness, observation, camouflage, and stalking - often essential skills when foraging and hunting in a survival situation... (Read more!)


Upcoming Classes and Events!

Check out what's coming up!

Trailing Workshop with Adriaan Louw: Oct 16-17, 2010
Learn the ancient art of trailing - finding animals by following subtle tracks and sign. Track alongside one of the world's best!

Trailing Evaluations with Adriaan Louw: Oct 19-20, 2010
Become a certified tracker. CyberTracker Evaluations are the international standard for certifying competent wildlife trackers.

Survival Fire Making Skills: Nov 20, 2010
Learn how to create fire with natural materials! Gain hands-on experience with bow drill, hand drill, and flint & steel.

View our full lineup of classes at our Courses page!



Considering the Alderleaf Wilderness Certification Program?

You can now apply for the 2011-2012 school year!
Class begins September 14th, 2011.

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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