Welcome to the September 2011 eNewsletter from Alderleaf Wilderness College!

In this issue...

1.) New Year of the Wilderness Certification Program Begins!
The 2011-2012 Alderleaf Wilderness Certification Program (AWCP) is off to a great start! 40 new students began their year...

2.) Renowned Tracker, Sue Morse, Teaching in November!
Sue Morse, carnivore specialist from Vermont, will be teaching and presenting at Alderleaf in November...

3.) Feature Article: Recognizing Bobcat Habitat
Understanding where bobcat habitat is found can help you learn more about the most abundant wild cat in North America...

4.) Upcoming Classes and Events...
Survival Fire Making Class, Carnivore Presentation, Carnivore Tracking Workshop...



New Year of the Wilderness Certification Program Begins!

The 2011-2012 Alderleaf Wilderness Certification Program (AWCP) is off to a great start! 40 new students began their year on September 6th.

They've already completed basic training on wilderness survival shelter-building, bow drill fire-making, fall wild edible plants, wildlife track identification, outdoor leadership, navigation, and more!

See more photos and read more at the Alderleaf Blog.

Learn more about the course at the AWCP web page.



Carnivore Tracker, Sue Morse, Teaching in November!

Join award-winning wildlife conservationist and wildlife tracker, Sue Morse, visiting guest speaker from Vermont, for a slide show and tracking workshop on lynx, bobcat, mountain lion, and black bear!

We're thrilled to be hosting Sue Morse again! Sue's astounding wildlife photography and unique insights into the field of wildlife tracking are truly amazing.

Check out the Carnivore Tracking Workshop with Sue Morse and Carnivore Presentation with Sue Morse web pages to learn more.

Register early - space may go quick!



Feature Article: Recognizing Bobcat Habitat

Understanding where bobcat habitat is found can help you learn more about the most abundant wild cat in North America. Bobcats are adaptable felines that can be found in a wide variety of different habitat types. These include...(Read more)


Upcoming Classes and Events!

Check out what's coming up!

Survival Fire Making Skills Class: Nov 5, 2011
Learn how to create fire with natural materials! Gain hands-on experience with bow drill, hand drill, and flint & steel.

Carnivore Tracking Presentation with Sue Morse: Nov 18, 2011
An exciting and informative presentation on lynx, bobcat, mountain lion, and black bear and their unique tracks and sign.

Tracking Workshop with Sue Morse: Nov 19-20, 2011
Learn about black bears, cougars, and bobcats in the field with distinguished tracker and wildlife photographer, Susan Morse.

View the full lineup of classes at our Courses page!



Considering the Alderleaf Wilderness Certification Program?

Applications are now being accepted for the 2012-2013 school year!
Class begins September 4th, 2012.

Also... The Wilderness Certification Program is now approved to enroll those eligible to receive GI Bill / VA benefits. Learn more.

Check out the Certification Program web page



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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