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Permaculture Principles, Recent News, & Upcoming Courses - Alderleaf eNews, July 2016
July 27, 2016

Welcome to the July 2016 eNewsletter from Alderleaf Wilderness College!

In this issue...

1.) Recent News!
Captain Fantastic now in theaters, a Senior Tracker on staff, and video of recent graduate, Jessica...

2.) Featured Article: Permaculture Principles
Learn about the 12 core principles that lay the foundation for permaculture design and sustainable living choices...

3.) Upcoming Course Dates
There's still space in several of our summer and fall classes. Check out what's coming up for the remainder of 2016...

Recent News!

Captain Fantastic is finally in theaters nationwide! Alderleaf provided survival training to a group of the cast members. It stars Viggo Mortenson in the role of a father raising his family off the grid. Here's the trailer and a review. Catch this thought-provoking film in theaters before its run is over!

The faculty and staff would like to take a moment to congratulate Alderleaf director, Jason Knight! He recently participated in a CyberTracker Specialist Trailing Evaluation with evaluators Brian McConnell and Master Tracker Adriaan Louw. Jason achieved Senior Tracker and Trailing Specialist Certifications. He is one of only 7 Senior Trackers in the United States. It is such a privilege to host such high caliber evaluators and to work every day with some of the best trackers in the country. Congratulations Jason! Check out our upcoming Wildlife Tracking Course.

Check out this new video! Recent Alderleaf Wilderness Certification Program graduate, Jessica, shares about her experiences in the course.

Featured Article: Permaculture Principles

By Filip Tkaczyk

Permaculture principles - which are based on the 3 permaculture ethics - are the guidelines by which all permaculture practices are done. The main permaculture ethics are: care for the earth, care of people, and careful process. There are 12 main principles that come from these 3 ethics, and I will describe each one... Continue reading

Upcoming Course Dates!

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

Dates: Course: Cost:
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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