November 22, 2013

How to make a Tincture

Ever wondered how to make your own medicinal tinctures?  Check out this new instructional article by Alderleaf instructor, Georgie Lilgreen:

November 18, 2013

Week 8 & 9 of the Certification Program

Students of the Alderleaf Wilderness Certification Program learned flintknapping and how to make stone tools during week 8.  During week 9 they were introduced to the principles and practices of permaculture.  Read the update here:

November 8, 2013

Central Washington Field Trip: Week 7 - 2013

For week 7 of the Wilderness Certification, we headed out on a field trip to the dry habitats of central Washington State to study desert ecology, tracking, and medicinal plants.

November 5, 2013

Knife Care & Carving, Plant Families, and Elk Trailing: Week 6 - 2013

During week 6 of the Wilderness Certification Program our students learned about plant family identification, how to properly carve and care for knives, and how to trail elk in a forested environment.