Welcome to the September 2010 eNewsletter from Alderleaf Wilderness College!

In this issue...

1.) Thanks for Participating in the Survey!
A big thanks out to everyone who participated in the survey and congratulations to Phillip from Tennessee...

2.) Feature Article: Bird Feather Identification
Have you ever wanted to know how to find more information on bird feather identification? Imagine...

3.) Upcoming Events...
Language of the Birds, Wild Mushroom Identification, Adriaan Louw returns to offer Trailing Evaluations!, and more...


Thanks for Participating in the Survey!

A big thanks out to everyone who participated in the survey! We really appreciate your input and feedback. Your comments will be tremendously helpful in planning for future courses. Keep your eye out for the 2011 course schedule - coming out in November!

And....Congratulations to Phillip from Tennessee who won the survey drawing for a Pendleton Knife or course gift certificate!



Feature Article:
Bird Feather Identification

Have you ever wanted to know how to find more information on bird feather identification?

Imagine walking in a wild or not-so-wild place and finding a feather lying on the ground. After admiring its delicate beauty, you might ask yourself: what kind of bird did this come from?

To make this challenge easier, it can help to look at...(Read more and also learn about the new Bird Feather Guide!)


Upcoming Events!

Check out what's coming up!

Wilderness Certification Program: Begins Sept 15, 2010
Our most comprehensive course. In-depth training in nature, sustainability, wilderness survival skills, and more.

Language of the Birds Class: Sept 18, 2010
Learn about bird language & behavior and how it can help you discover more wildlife!

Wild Mushroom Identification Class: Sept 25, 2010
Learn the skills needed to utilize wild edible mushrooms! Spend an exciting day in the field with Fil Tkaczyk.

Trailing Evaluations with Adriaan Louw: Oct 16-17, 2010
Adriaan Louw of South Africa returns to offer CyberTracker Trailing Evaluations - the international standard for certifying 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?

Space is limited, though there's still time to apply for the 2010-2011 school year! Class begins September 15th!

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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