Outdoor Skills Workshop

When:
March 29, 2015 @ 11:00 am
2015-03-29T11:00:00-07:00
2015-03-29T11:30:00-07:00
Where:
Issaquah
WA
USA
Cost:
Free

Learn WILDERNESS SURVIVAL. Heal yourself with HERBAL MEDICINE. Read the landscape as a NATURALIST.

Join us just outside Seattle on the flanks of Squak Mountain for a half-day informal workshop on outdoor skills. This is the first in a series, and the day’s activities will depend on the weather and group.

TOPICS:
– Wild edible plants and fungi
– Useful wild plants (for tools, fire-making, weapons, shelter, etc)
– Friction fires (bowdrill)
– Natural fibers for basketry and cordage
– Finding clean water
– Medicinal Plants and natural first aid
– Maps and Navigation
– Geology and watershed dynamics
– Ecological basics
– Regional history

BRING:
Lunch, water bottle, raingear and warm clothes, pocketknife, paper bag, notebook, comfortable walking shoes, and a backpack to carry it all.

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