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Raising Chickens, Recent Highlights, & Upcoming Courses - Alderleaf eNews, Feb 2017
February 28, 2017
Welcome to the February 2017 eNewsletter from Alderleaf Wilderness College!
1.) Recent Highlights from the Certification Program!
2.) Featured Article: How to Raise Chickens
3.) Upcoming Courses at Alderleaf
See some of the amazing skills, field trips, and projects the Alderleaf Wilderness Certification Program (AWCP) has been up to lately:
Stone tools guest teacher, Sam Royce, sharing his expertise on
Students showing off their basalt stone knives - quick survival
Students working on plant identification during the field trip to the sagebrush drylands of central Washington.
Instructor, Leah Houghton, sharing about snake sheds and
Survival fire challenge - popping a water balloon with a fire
Finishing construction of a quinzee snow shelter during our
Enjoying the view after hiking to the top of Lookout Mountain
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By Leah Houghton
Learning how to raise chickens is a fulfilling and relatively simple way to be more self-reliant and be in closer connection to your food, whether you have a city yard or a country farm! In this article I’ll give you a run-down on the basics of chickens and how to get started with your own flock...(continue reading)
Interested in learning more sustainable living and self reliance skills? Check out our upcoming Homesteading Skills Course.
Registration is open. Several classes are full already. Check out what's scheduled for the coming months:
The application period for the 2017-2018 school year is open. Early applicants receive priority for scholarships and student housing! Classes begin September 5th, 2017.
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