Our Immersion Courses are intensive skill based courses that meet one weekend per month for 9 to 10 months. Click on the links below to review more detailed information on the Naturalist and Ethnobotany Immersion Courses. The Ethnobotany Immersion begins on August 12, 2017 and the Naturalist Immersion begins on September 23, 2017. Future immersion programs include Primitive Technology, Bird Language/Behavior, Permaculture and Wilderness Survival. Click on the links below to find out more about our immersion programs.
This is the path of the naturalist: a journey to deeper, richer and more alive connections to all of the life around you. This course takes students on a journey of enthusiastic engagement with the natural world, both as observer and participator. Through the studies of wildlife tracking, bird studies, basics of botany and ecological. This course is for beginners and experienced outdoorsmen alike. The course is a journey of rewilding, of learning who your wild neighbors are and how to have a better relationship with them. The course will include both lessons in different scientific disciplines such as zoology, biology, osteology, ethology as well as including discussions on nature-based psychology and the philosophy of the relationships of humans and the natural world.
Ethnobotany Immersion Course
You'll learn native plant/tree identification, natural medicine making, growing your own medicinal herbs and teas within a permaculture system at home, fermentations, wild edibles, wildlife attracting plants and much more in this 10 month intensive course. Find out more and register below.