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Wet Weather Fire Skills, Plants for Survival, Upcoming Courses - Alderleaf eNews, Oct 2014
October 21, 2014

Welcome to the October 2014 eNewsletter from Alderleaf Wilderness College!

In this issue...

1.) Featured Article: Bow Drill Fire in the Pacific Northwest!
Gabe shares tips and tricks for successful survival fire making in wet weather conditions...

2.) Featured Article: Wilderness Survival Plants
In many survival situations wild plants are key to meeting our needs for shelter, water, fire and food...

3.) Upcoming Events
Wild Mushroom Identification Class, Weekend Wilderness Survival Course, Survival Fire Making Class...

Featured Article: Bow Drill Fire in the Pacific Northwest

by Gabe Garms

They say that if you can succeed with a bow drill fire in the winter months in the Pacific Northwest, then you can succeed at it almost anywhere else in the world. Winters here are extremely wet, making finding and prepping material for a friction fire an incredibly difficult task. But fear not, I'll walk you through the process...Continue reading.

Gain hands-on experience making bow drill fires at our
Survival Fire Making Class in November!

Featured Article: Wilderness Survival Plants

by Filip Tkaczyk

Plants useful for wilderness survival are found everywhere! Getting to know your local plants can help spice up your lunch and literally save your life! Wild plants can fulfill a wide variety of survival needs including...Continue Reading

Learn survival skills at our upcoming
Wilderness Survival Course in November!

Upcoming Courses & Events

Dates: Course:
Oct 25 Wild Mushroom Identification Class $85
Nov 1-2 Wilderness Survival Course $250
Nov 22 Survival Fire Making Skills Class $85

Considering the Alderleaf Wilderness Certification Program?

The application period for the 2015-2016 school year is open.
Classes begin September 8th, 2015.

Check out the Certification Program web page!

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