EARTH SKILLS NEWS FEBRUARY 2011
WELCOME TO THIS ISSUE OF EARTH SKILLS NEWS, an email letter detailing upcoming classes and providing some teaching about tracking, survival and related subjects.
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THE LEARNING CIRCLE: NOTES, THOUGHTS AND PROJECTS
The February 2011 issue of Earth Skills News features articles on the Yupik owl dance (performed in our Traditional Skills class last October), and on secrets to finding tracks.
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Join us at our favorite tracking locations to refresh and expand your skills in the Tracking Refresher & Practice class March 5.
Go back to the roots of nature awareness in the Grandfather Awareness class, with lots of new fun exercises, March 6.
There are still a few openings for this Saturday’s Basic Tracking class; call to enroll!
Feb. 12 Basic Tracking, Malibu Creek State Park, open
Mar. 5 Tracking Refresher & Practice (NEW), Frazier Park, open
Mar. 6 Grandfather Awareness Class (NEW), Malibu Creek, open
Mar. 18 Plant Uses at Filoli, Woodside, CA. Go to http://www.filoli.org/education/adult-programs/nature-education.html#wildernessskills
Mar. 19 Basic Tracking at Filoli, Woodside, CA. go to http://www.filoli.org/education/adult-programs/nature-education.html#wildernessskills
Apr. 2 Plant Uses, Malibu Creek, open
Apr. 3 Edible Plant Workshop, Frazier Park, 6 spaces open
April 9-10 Basic Tracking in Joshua Tree. Open. Enroll through the Desert Institute. There are currently 9 spaces open. http://desertinstitute.homestead.com/classes/survival/tracking.html
Apr. 30 Flintknapping with Gary Baugh, Santa Monica Mtns, 7 spaces open
May 1 Fibers & Cordage (NEW), SM Mtns, open
May 14-15 Animal Movement Workshop, Frazier Park area, open
All other classes are currently open, including:
July 31 – August 6 Solo Spiritual Quest, southern Sierras. Call or write for an application.
See the full schedule at:
Earth Skills can present a PowerPoint slide show on tracking for your group, at no cost, if it’s in reasonable travel range. Contact us for 2011 dates.
We wish you good learning in the field and hope to see you in a class.