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Nature Skills & Wilderness Survival School

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Welcome to Alderleaf Wilderness College, a wilderness survival school and outdoor education center. Alderleaf offers courses on wilderness survival, wild edible & medicinal plants, permaculture, wildlife tracking, and more.

"If you want to learn about wilderness skills from extremely knowledgeable instructors, then Alderleaf is for you. I learned more than I ever thought possible at their classes." -Casey Kafka

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The Essential Skills of Wilderness Survival 
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This masterfully-organized survival guide will empower you to survive emergencies and grow deeper connections to nature, with expert instructor, Jason Knight of Alderleaf.

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Essential Wilderness Survival Skills

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Learn the core skills of survival in a format that allows you to participate at home and at your own pace.
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Wild Edible & Medicinal Plants Course
Learn how to utilize a diversity of native wild plants for food and medicine in the wilderness or at home.
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Weekend Wilderness Survival Course
Learn the most important skills for survival: shelter, water, fire, and food while gaining practical, hands-on experience.
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Wild Mushroom Identification Class
Learn the skills needed to forage for wild edible mushrooms! Spend a day learning about these magnificent fungi.
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Wildlife Tracking Walks
Discover the hidden world of animal signs that surround us all the time, while exploring local forests and riverbanks.
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Custom Courses, Presentations, and Consulting
Customized wilderness skills education for groups, organizations, individuals, and families. Virtual and in-person options.
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Testimonials on Alderleaf - Nature & Survival School:

"Alderleaf Wilderness College is outstanding at developing and delivering wilderness skills programs, providing both a deep level of knowledge and context for the teachings."
-Ryan Whisnant

"I would recommend Alderleaf to anyone wanting to reconnect with nature and a desire to live simply, with and for the land. Through their program I have become the change I was waiting for!"
-Jase Grimm

"Alderleaf provides a wide range of studies that will increase anyone's knowledge and understanding of the natural world."
-Seth Anthony

"Every course I've taken at Alderleaf Wilderness College has had a huge positive impact on my life and changed the way I look at, approach, and relate to the world around me."
-Tyler Shannon

"Alderleaf is a wonderful school for learning how to live with the earth and not just on it."
-Gianna Torres

"Alderleaf Wilderness College's staff uses teaching styles that allows for all kinds of learners to learn and have fun. I use this knowledge all the time. I would highly recommend this wilderness survival school to others."
-Rocco Gianni

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The Essential Skills of Wilderness Survival 
This masterfully-organized guide will empower you to survive emergencies and grow deeper connections to nature, with expert instructor, Jason Knight of Alderleaf.

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