Upcoming Bird Language Workshop

Come join us at Lynn Canyon Ecology center on┬áSunday, March 29, 1 pm to 2:30 pm for a workshop on bird language. As you walk through the forest, the local news is all around you. Who’s there? What’s that predator doing? Where is the best food? Learn to decode the language of the forest, the…

On a Beach… With a rock…

One of the things that I love most about wilderness skills is the mindset they create. Putting time into these skills gives you not only a new skill set to work with, but a new way of looking at the land that constantly challenges both your creativity and ingenuity. Rocks and sticks become tools as…

Movie: The Great Dance

Examining the relationship between tracking, hunting and spirit in the Kalahari, The Great Dance follows the story of three hunters who hunt the old way- tracking through the desert, reading the landscape as the rest of us might a newspaper. It tells them where the animals are and where they are going, the different hunting…

History of Knives- Iron Age

Iron Age Iron eventually replaced Bronze due to availability of materials. Due to trade disruptions, tin was unavailable for a period of time, during which use of iron became more widespread. By the time tin became available again, iron was seen as cheaper, stronger and lighter and use of bronze faded. Unlike bronze which can…

History of Knives- Bronze Age

Bronze Age Bronze is mixture of copper and tin and sometimes other metals- The tin is mined separately and then added to molten copper to create bronze. As a molten material, the metal could be poured into forms to create different styles of tools and weapons, ift could also be worked cold. Lighter then stone…