December 20, 2013

Wildlife Tracking Apprenticeship: Shrub-Steppe Species

The Alderleaf wildlife tracking apprenticeship had amazing adventures tracking the wildlife species of the shrub-steppe habitat of central Washington state.  They even helped rescue a trapped bobcat!  Read more about their adventures, here:

December 18, 2013

Flintknapping Course Added to the 2014 Schedule!

Join expert flintknapper / special guest teacher, Dan Stueber, to learn the ancient skill of flintknapping! In this hands on class students will be guided through the process of making spear points, arrow points, knives, and a variety of other stone tools.

This new addition to the schedule is sure to fill early. Check out the Flintknapping Course page to learn more and register.

December 5, 2013

Week 10 & 11

Two more exciting weeks of the Alderleaf Wilderness Certification Program have just been completed.  Week 10 included studies in bird language and winter tree identification.

Week 11 included 3 days of intensive permaculture study, including how to use an A-Frame level for measuring contours on your land.

Read more here: