Welcome to the October 2009 eNewsletter from Alderleaf Wilderness College!
In this issue...

1.) Feature Article: Hypothermia Prevention
Hypothermia is a potentially lethal condition which occurs when heat is lost faster than it can be produced....

2.) Wilderness Survival Fire Making Class, Nov. 7th
Learn how to create fire with natural materials! Gain hands-on experience with bow drill, hand drill, and flint & steel...

3.) 2010 Course Dates Are Now Online!
You can now browse calendar dates for many of our 2010 courses. Check out our new classes and events...


Feature Article:
Hypothermia Prevention

By Filip Tkaczyk

When considering the causes of hypothermia, hypothermia symptoms and preventing hypothermia, the first place to start is in understanding the basics.

Hypothermia is a potentially dangerous state of the human body which occurs when heat is lost faster than it can be produced. It occurs when the normal body temperature...

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Wilderness Survival Fire Making Class, Nov 7th!


Learn how to create fire with natural materials! This course covers bow drill, hand drill, and flint & steel techniques. Each participant builds a bow drill kit to practice with and take home! The class includes demonstrations, practical information, and hands-on practice.

Learn more about the Survival Fire Making Class



2010 Course Dates Are Now Online!

We've recently finalized dates for many of our 2010 courses. We've included a sampling of them below. Be sure to register early!

Wilderness Survival Weekend Class: Mar 20-21, 2010
Learn the most important skills for survival: shelter, water, fire, and food. Gain practical, hands-on experience!

Wild Medicinal Plants Course: June 26-27, 2010
Learn how to use wild plants for medicine, including salves, tinctures, infusions, decoctions, compresses, and more!

Stone Tools Workshop: July 10, 2010
Learn how to turn common river stones into a variety of survival tools from knives to arrowheads and axes.

Wilderness Survival Skills Intensive: Aug 2-6, 2010
Spend five full days immersed in studying outdoor survival skills! Detailed instruction and ample hands-on practice.



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