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2017 Course Dates, Mountain Lion Tracks, & Upcoming Courses - Alderleaf eNews, October 2016
October 19, 2016

Welcome to the October 2016 eNewsletter from Alderleaf Wilderness College!

In this issue...

1.) 2017 Course Dates!
Dates for most 2017 classes are now live on the website. You can register to reserve a spot or purchase as a gift...

2.) Featured Article: Mountain Lion Tracks & Sign
Learn key features for identifying mountain lion tracks, scat, markings, and more...

3.) Upcoming Course Dates
There's space in several upcoming classes. Check out what's scheduled for the remainder of 2016 and beyond...

2017 Course Dates!

Most of our 2017 course dates are now live on the Alderleaf website! You can now register to reserve spots. Some classes fill early. See the list on our 2017 Course Calendar. Classes can also make an excellent holiday or birthday gift. And stay tuned - we've also got a few additional new courses in the works for 2017 that will be announced in the coming months!

Featured Article: Mountain Lion Tracks & Sign

With snow beginning to fall in the mountains across the northern parts of the continent, its a great time to look for tracks of all kinds of wildlife. Learn how to recognize the unique tracks and sign left by mountain lions, an iconic carnivore... Continue reading

Upcoming Course Dates!

Registration is open. Check out the remaining 2016 courses and upcoming 2017 dates!


Dates: Course: Cost:
Oct 29 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 (full) $330


Dates: Course: Cost:
Jan 14-15 Wilderness Survival Course $250
Jan 28-29 Knife Making Course $330
Mar 25-26 Knife Making Course $330
Apr 8-9 Bird Language Course $250
Apr - May Track & Sign Evaluations (limited space) $250
Apr 22-23 Home-Scale Permaculture Course $250
May 13-14 Wild Edible & Medicinal Plants Course $250
May 20-21 Reptile & Amphibian Tracking Course $250
May 20-21 Knife Making Course $330
Jun 17-18 Wilderness Survival Course $250
Jun 24-25 Overnight Survival Course $250
Jul 8-9 Wild Edible & Medicinal Plants Course $250
Jul 10-14 Wilderness Survival Skills Intensive $600
Jul 10-14 Wilderness Skills Camp for Youth $250
Jul 15-16 Knife Making Course $330
Aug 19-20 Wilderness Survival Course $250
Aug 19-20 Wild Edible & Medicinal Plants Course $250
Aug 25-27 Wooden Bow Making Course $300
Aug 26-27 Wildlife Tracking Course $250
Sep 5 Wilderness Certification Program begins $12,950
Sep 8 Advanced Wilderness Skills Program begins $12,950
Sep 9-10 Knife Making Course $330
Sep 23 Wild Mushroom Identification Class $85
Sep 30 Wild Mushroom Identification Class $85
Oct 7 Wild Mushroom Identification Class $85
Oct 14 Wild Mushroom Identification Class $85
Nov 4-5 Wilderness Survival Course $250
Nov 11 Survival Fire Making Skills Class $85
Nov 18-19 Knife Making Course $330

Considering the Alderleaf Wilderness Certification Program?

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. Visit the Certification Program page.

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