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Edible Seaweeds, 2016 Course Dates, Highlights, & Upcoming Courses - Alderleaf eNews, Oct 2015
October 30, 2015

Welcome to the October 2015 eNewsletter from Alderleaf Wilderness College!

In this issue...

1.) Feature Article: Edible Seaweeds
Edible seaweeds are one of the sensory delights of the living seashore and can be a valuable survival food...

2.) Recent Photo Highlights!
Our Wilderness Certification Program and Advanced Skills Programs have been having an epic fall season of classes...

3.) Thank you for Taking Our Survey
We were excited by the level of response to our survey and look forward to implementing many of the suggestions...

4.) 2016 Course Dates are Up!
Give the gift of wilderness skills education this holiday season. Check out the new course calendar...



Feature Article: Edible Seaweeds

Edible Seaweeds are one of the sensory delights of the living seashore. With their fantastic shapes, colors and tastes they are quite an experience for the adventurous palate. They can also be a valuable survival food.

There are many different kinds of seaweeds which are considered edible, and only a few to avoid... Continue reading



Recent Photo Highlights!

Our Wilderness Certification and Advanced Wilderness Skills Programs have been having an epic fall season of classes! Check out these highlights:

Certification Program students learned the bow drill survival fire making technique in their first few weeks of school.

Certification program students building and staying overnight in group survival shelters called "debris tipis".

Second year students (the Advanced Wilderness Skills Program) learning about more plant uses from expert ethnobotanist and author, Heidi Bohan.

Second year students learned how to braintan deer hides into beautiful buckskin for clothing and other projects.

Visit the Wilderness Certification Program webpage or Advanced Skills Program webpage to learn more.



Thank you for Taking Our Survey


We are really excited by the level of response to our online survival training survey last month. Thank you! We're pushing back the release date into 2016 so that we can implement many of the excellent suggestions received. Stay tuned!

If you missed the survey the first time around, feel free, there's still time to participate here:

https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/PFFYJ87




2016 Course Dates are Up!

Give the gift of wilderness skills education this holiday season! Alderleaf weekend courses make a great gift. Check out the remaining 2015 dates and the new 2016 dates!

2015:

Dates: Course: Cost:
Nov 7-8 Wilderness Survival Course $250
Nov 14 Wild Mushroom Identification Class $85
Nov 21 Survival Fire Making Skills Class $85

2016:

Dates: Course: Cost:
Jan 30-31 Knife Making Course $330
Mar 26-27 Knife Making Course $330
Apr 2-3 Wilderness Survival Course $250
Apr 23-24 Home-Scale Permaculture Course $250
Apr-May Track & Sign Evaluations (limited space) $225
May 14-15 Wild Edible & Medicinal Plants Course $250
May 21-22 Knife Making Course $330
Jun 18-19 Wilderness Survival Course $250
Jul 9-10 Wild Edible & Medicinal Plants Course $250
Jul 11-15 Wilderness Survival Skills Intensive $600
Jul 11-15 Wilderness Skills Camp for Youth $250
Aug 19-21 Wooden Bow Making Course $300
Aug 20-21 Wilderness Survival Course $250
Aug 27-28 Wildlife Tracking Course $250
Sep 6 Wilderness Certification Program begins $12,950
Sep 9 Advanced Wilderness Skills Program begins $12,950
Sep 10-11 Knife Making Course $330
Sep 17-18 Wild Edible & Medicinal Plants Course $250
Oct 8-9 Overnight Survival Course $250
Oct 8 Wild Mushroom Identification Class $85
Oct 15 Wild Mushroom Identification Class $85
Oct 22 Wild Mushroom Identification Class $85
Nov 5-6 Wilderness Survival Course $250
Nov 12 Survival Fire Making Skills Class $85
Nov 19-20 Knife Making Course $330



Considering the Alderleaf Wilderness Certification Program?

The application period for the 2016-2017 school year is now open. Classes begin September 6th, 2016. Visit the Certification Program page.



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