Upcoming Courses & Events

 
Apr 26, 2014
Category: Day Classes
Location: Coyote Trails' Nature Center, Oregon

 
Apr 27, 2014
Category: Day Classes
Location: Coyote Trails' Nature Center, Oregon

 
May 3, 2014
Category: Day Classes
Location: Coyote Trails' Nature Center, Oregon

 
May 4, 2014
Category: Day Classes
Location: Coyote Trails' Nature Center, Oregon

Central Fire Activity

  • Managed to repeat this getting five coals all at once from lots of dust gathered around the fire board, once again turning into five or so coals...
    8 hours 2 minutes ago
  • All too true, Emma! All too true...nice dirt time revelation there! Keep that lesson in mind -- it may help you out when you are stuck on bow drill...
    8 hours 29 minutes ago
  • After struggling to get a fire from this one bow drill kit for some time, I carved a new spindle and by the second time I tried it...fire! It's...
    11 hours 38 minutes ago
  • Another picture of my bone fire board. Taken yesterday, April 21, 2014.
    yesterday
  • Andy Willmore shared a photo in the Fire Skills Practice 2014 album
    Pictures of bow drill, hand drill, and other fire tool pictures that relate to making, nurturing, and sustaining fire from natural materials.
    View Location yesterday
  • The differences between these two colors of dust are very important in making fire - as no doubt many on this site who have practiced the bow drill...
    yesterday
  • Nice observation Dave! That sounds like an awesome way to get to practice fox walking, work one's awareness, and observe animal behavior in...
    yesterday
  • I realized that stalking animals can become infinitely easier or more difficult depending on the time of day and time of year. The other day I...
    yesterday

Latest Field Notes

OR-7's signal about to fade: Lone wolf's tracking device nears its end

March 27, 2014 By Mark Freeman Mail Tribune Lone wolf OR-7's very public and historic trek across Oregon and Northern California could come to a...Read More

Irene Brady Artwork Now Available on Etsy!

by Kjersti Burck Irene Brady has been writing and illustrating her own books since she was 19 years old, her first book being published in 1969....Read More

Fox Trail Perspective

My Fox Trail Adventure by Lynne Reardon Everyone’s experience is probably unique in many respects.  I came to the mountain with no...Read More

The Salt of Life

“Work is the salt of life!” my dad would always say as I rolled my eyes. Somehow the idea of sitting behind a desk my entire life never sounded...Read More

Monarch butterflies drop, migration may disappear

By MARK STEVENSON— Jan. 29, 2014 MEXICO CITY (AP) — The stunning and little-understood annual migration of millions of Monarch butterflies to...Read More

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