Registration For The Family Bushcraft Week 2022 Is Almost Full

One of our most popular courses each year is the family bushcraft week, and as usual it gets booked up pretty quickly. We’ve got two spots remaining for this year, so if you and your family are thinking about joining us for this years session register soon. The Family Bushcraft week is a low-key variationContinue reading “Registration For The Family Bushcraft Week 2022 Is Almost Full”

Migratory Birds Are Starting To Arrive Here In Southern Vermont, And That Means Spring Is In Full Swing

Mergansers, Canada geese, redwing blackbirds are all back at weather head hollow, the lake we run a few of our canoe courses at. Feeling like spring. I woke up around 4:00 this morning to head to the dairy farm I help out at during the winter. It was below freezing when I got there, butContinue reading “Migratory Birds Are Starting To Arrive Here In Southern Vermont, And That Means Spring Is In Full Swing”

School Of The Forest Podcast Episode Twenty-Five; “The Slow Development Of A Greater Humility In The Travel Experience” Chatting With Bob Henderson About Arne Naess’ 1971 “Anti Expedition” (Pt.3 of 3)

Welcome to the last, and my favorite piece of my conversation with Bob Henderson.  Bob and I talk about a mutual admiration for Arne Naess, and his “anti-expedition” to nepal, and how that sort of attitude to the outdoors changes the way people enjoy their time in nature. We go on to chat about Bob’sContinue reading “School Of The Forest Podcast Episode Twenty-Five; “The Slow Development Of A Greater Humility In The Travel Experience” Chatting With Bob Henderson About Arne Naess’ 1971 “Anti Expedition” (Pt.3 of 3)”

School Of The Forest Podcast Episode Twenty-Two Is Live; A Conversation With Willa Moore On Community, Representation And Respect In The Outdoor Industry (Pt. 2)

Welcome back. This is the second half of my chat with Willa Moore. In the first half, we discussed how she got involved in a life lived outdoors and developed a passion for basket making and hide tanning.In this second episode, we have a really compelling conversation about some of the negative sides of theContinue reading “School Of The Forest Podcast Episode Twenty-Two Is Live; A Conversation With Willa Moore On Community, Representation And Respect In The Outdoor Industry (Pt. 2)”

School Of The Forest Podcast Episode Twenty One Is Live; Conversation On Hide Tanning and Reverence For The Natural World With Willa Moore With Willa Moore (Pt 1.)

We’re joined this time by basket weaver hide tanner and all around badass craftsperson, Willa Moore. Willa and I jump right into the first half of this conversation talking about her shift from growing up in New York city, to now living in Maine and teaching things like basketry and hide tanning, and how thoseContinue reading “School Of The Forest Podcast Episode Twenty One Is Live; Conversation On Hide Tanning and Reverence For The Natural World With Willa Moore With Willa Moore (Pt 1.)”

Revamped School Of The Forest Website Is Up And Running!

Our revamped website is live! I’m pretty happy with how it turned out, and how easy it’s going to make it for people to stay up to date with what we’re doing. You can access all of our latest writing, podcasts and videos as well as quickly find information about our course offerings right onContinue reading “Revamped School Of The Forest Website Is Up And Running!”