Nature Literacy

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Nature Literacy is the ability to interpret the landscape for meaningful information. The training is designed to help you feel more connected to the natural world while giving you the confidence and foundational skills to live and interact with the seasonal landscape. These skills are ideal for nature enthusiasts, naturalists, outdoor educators, homesteaders or wilderness guides, and all those motivated and committed to becoming nature literate.

The skills and topics include:

  •         Foraging – for food, medicine, and utility
  •         Nature awareness and connection
  •         Tracking and Nature Speak
  •         Natural movement and Navigation
  •         Primitive craft and Fieldcraft
  •         Hunting, trapping, and fishing
  •         Canoe and canoe trip skills
  •         Ancestral healing practices

Outcomes of the program include:

  •         Feeling at home in the forest
  •         Personal sovereignty and resilience
  •         Improved physical strength, mobility, and body awareness
  •         Competence and confidence for wilderness trips
  •         Deeper connection to nature, self and community
  •         Historical and philosophical context for nature literacy
  •         Practical skills for living and thriving in the wilderness

Nature Literacy

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