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Alderleaf eNewsletter, October 2008 - New Birding Apprenticeship, Article on Outdoor Games for Kids
October 22, 2008

Welcome to the October 2008 Alderleaf eNewsletter from Alderleaf Wilderness College!

In this issue...

1.) New Course: Birding Apprenticeship!
An exciting opportunity to study birding and bird language interpretation on an on-going basis with experienced birder, Filip Tkaczyk....

2.) Feature Article: Outdoor Games for Children
One of the best ways to teach youth is through the use of outdoor games for children....

3.) Congratulations to the Trackers!
Alderleaf hosted tracker evaluations in early October - everyone scored well and earned certificates!...

4.) Support Alderleaf Wilderness College
Please consider contributing to our work by donating online...




New Course - Birding Apprenticeship with Filip Tkaczyk!

The Birding Apprenticeship provides the opportunity, for beginners and advanced students alike, to study birding and bird language interpretation on an on-going basis with experienced birder, Filip Tkaczyk. Through monthly field trips and bird study activities, students improve their birding skills and understanding of bird behaviors.

Visit the link below to learn more:


The Birding Apprenticeship with Filip Tkaczyk

Also, we now have space in our on-going, monthly
Wildlife Tracking Apprenticeship.





Feature Article: Outdoor Games for Children



One of the best ways to teach youth is through the use of outdoor games for children. You can probably remember playing all kinds of games outdoors when you were younger. Perhaps, you still do. Some of the most well known and well loved outdoor games were... (read more)




Congratulations to Tracker Evaluation Participants!

Alderleaf hosted tracker evaluations in early October. They were facilitated by Casey McFarland, Mark Elbroch, and Adriaan Louw of CyberTracker International. Congratulations to all who participated - everyone scored well and earned certificates! Read more updates at our blog: The Alderleaf Blog




Support Alderleaf Wilderness College

Please consider supporting our work. As a grassroots organization, your generosity helps us offer scholarships to students in need, implement sustainability projects, reach out to youth, and make a bigger difference in the world.

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