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How to Make a Water Filter, Wilderness First Aid, 2013 Courses - Alderleaf eNewsletter, Jan 2013
January 22, 2013

Welcome to the January 2013 eNewsletter from Alderleaf Wilderness College!

In this issue...

1.) Wilderness First Aid Training Course
Become certified in both wilderness first aid and CPR at this information-packed, 3-day course...

2.) Feature Article: How to Make a Water Filter
Treating water is a key survival skill. Filtering reduces dangerous pathogens when purification is not available...

3.) Upcoming Courses
Wilderness Survival Weekend Course, Wilderness First Aid Training, and much more...

Wilderness First Aid Training Course

Become certified in both wilderness first aid and CPR at this information-packed, 3-day course (Friday Feb 15th to Sunday Feb 17).

This standard Wilderness First Aid Training Course (WFA) is designed to introduce you to the concepts of medical care in a wilderness setting. The certifications are recognized by other wilderness medicine providers, insurance companies, guide licensing boards nationwide, and numerous organizations such as the American Camping Association and Boy Scouts of America.

Learn more!

Feature Article: How to Make a Water Filter

By Connor O'Malley

Treating water is a key survival skill. Most waterways in the wilderness contain pathogens such as giardia that may cause extreme illness – illness that could easily prove fatal in a survival situation. Primitive filtering techniques reduce dangerous pathogens when modern purification and boiling options are not available...

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Upcoming Courses

Join us for a course this year. Sign up well ahead of time to receive the early registration discount!
Dates: Course:
Feb 15-17 Wilderness First Aid Training Course
Mar 16-17 Wilderness Survival Course
Jun 7-9 Brain Tanning Course
Jun 22-23 Wilderness Survival Course
Jun 29-30 Wild Edible & Medicinal Plants Course
Jul 6 Wilderness Navigation Class
Jul 7 Introduction to Permaculture Class
Jul 8-12 Wilderness Survival Skills Intensive
Jul 12-14 Wooden Bow Making Course
Jul 20-21 Wilderness Survival Course
Jul 22-Aug 2 Permaculture Design Course
Jul 27-28 Wild Edible & Medicinal Plants Course
Aug 3-4 Wildlife Tracking Course
Aug 10-11 Wilderness Survival Course
Aug 17-18 Survival Trapping & Game Processing Course
Aug 24-25 Wild Edible & Medicinal Plants Course
Aug 31 Wilderness Instructor Apprenticeship begins
Sep 3 Wilderness Certification Program begins
Sep 7 Wildlife Tracking Apprenticeship begins
Oct 19 Wild Mushroom Identification Class
Nov 2-3 Wilderness Survival Course
Nov 25 Survival Fire Making Skills Class

Learn more about classes at our Courses page!

Considering the Alderleaf Wilderness Certification Program?

We are now accepting applications for the 2013-2014 school year.
Classes begin September 3rd, 2013.

Check out the Certification Program web page!

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