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Open House!, Bamboo Propagation, & Upcoming Courses - Alderleaf eNews, Apr 2016
April 29, 2016

Welcome to the April 2016 eNewsletter from Alderleaf Wilderness College!

In this issue...

1.) Open House at Alderleaf Wilderness College!
Join us to find out more about the curriculum offered at Alderleaf Wilderness College on May 29th...

2.) Feature Article: Bamboo Propagation
Bamboo is one of the most useful plants in the world. Learn about a low cost way to propagate a stand...

3.) 2016 Course Dates
Registration is open for all 2016 classes. Check out what's coming up on the course calendar...

Open House at Alderleaf Wilderness College!

Join us for a free, family-friendly event to find out more about the curriculum offered at Alderleaf!

Sunday, May 29th, 1:00-4:00pm.

Demonstrations and Activities include:

  • Fire Making Techniques
  • Cob Oven Cooking
  • Wild Plant Tasting
  • Tours of the Campus
  • Wildlife Tracking
  • Weaving Techniques
  • Hide Tanning
  • Atlatl Demo
  • Nature Games for Kids
  • And More!

We'll also be raffling gift certificates for courses, Alderleaf t-shirts, and Mora Bushcraft Knives!

Save the date - Sunday, May 29th, 2016, 1-4pm at Alderleaf.
Hope to see you there!

Featured Article: Bamboo Propagation

By Richard Connelly

Bamboo has been used for generations for a whole assortment of practical functions (food, building, tools), and new uses are still being found for this versatile and sustainable resource (clothing, paper, biofuel). It can make an excellent addition in permaculture planning (designing sustainability into any property)... Continue reading

2016 Course Dates!

Registration is open. Check out what's coming up on the course calendar below.

Dates: Course: Cost:
May 14-15 Wild Edible & Medicinal Plants Course $250
May 21-22 Knife Making Course (full) $330
Jun 18-19 Wilderness Survival Course $250
Jun 25-26 Reptile & Amphibian Tracking 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
Jul 14-15 Trailing Evaluation $350
Jul 16-17 Trailing Workshop with Adriaan Louw $350
Jul 21-22 Trailing Evaluation $350
Jul 23-24 Trailing Workshop with Adriaan Louw $350
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 open. Classes begin September 6th, 2016. Visit the Certification Program page.

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