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Carnivore Tracking with Sue Morse, Cob Oven Article, AWCP Launches - Alderleaf eNews, September 2013
September 24, 2013
Welcome to the September 2013 eNewsletter from Alderleaf Wilderness College!
1.) Special Tracking Workshop with Sue Morse!
2.) Feature Article: Cob Oven Construction
3.) The 2013-2014 Wilderness Certification Program Launches!
4.) Upcoming Courses & Events!
(New addition to the fall schedule)
Join Sue Morse, distinguished tracker and wildlife photographer (visiting all the way from Vermont), to learn how to locate and interpret the tracks & signs of many forest carnivores, including black bear, cougar, bobcat, and lynx. Sue will also share on her recent research on carnivore scent marking behaviors. Learn more.
Date: Monday, Nov 25, 2013
Register to reserve a spot. Space is limited.
by Steve Nicolini
A cob oven is becoming a key element on any property whose residents are practicing permaculture. The reason for this is that earthen ovens perform many functions, including eco-friendly cooking, supporting outdoor dining, aesthetic appeal, gives a great reason to throw a pizza party (a.k.a. build community), and provides inspiration for further natural building projects.
Building the oven itself is quite easy. The difficult part is...(Read More)
Our students have begun their nine-month journey to become stewards, survivors, naturalists, and trackers. This week half the class is on a field trip to the Oregon Dunes to study wildlife tracking, plant identification, coastal dune ecology, and learn new survival skills; while the other cohort learns bow-drill fire-making, survival shelters, and navigation.
Please give a big warm welcome to all of our new students in the Alderleaf Wilderness Certification Program of 2013-2014. We're excited for another great year! Stay updated on their progress on the Alderleaf Blog.
The application period for the 2014-2015 school year is open.
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