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Reflection On Remote Locations vs. Drive In Camping

Being on the trail is physically taxing, whether traveling by canoe, hiking or snowshoeing. Once it isn’t, the magic we as human beings find in the outdoors starts to fade away. I wrote most of this essay sitting at a remote campsite in the North Maine woods that we drive into for solos. We do […] Read more

Update: Halfway There On Spring Semester, Summer/Fall Programs Almost Full

Join Us And Take Part In Scientific Research On The Physics Of Friction Fire

Next Virtual Office Hours On Wednesday, 4/15 At 11am (EST)

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Friluftsliv Philosophy & Bushcraft | JMB Podcast Episode 89

In episode 89 Christopher and I discuss the philosophy of friluftsliv, a traditional Scandinavian approach to the natural world. Loosely translated, it means “open air life”. It’s different than how most people see nature in the USA, and is the basis for the part-time, yearlong immersion program we’re currently developing, to be run in southern […] Read more

Allagash Canoe Trip Medical Evacuation | JMB Podcast Episode 88

The Friluftsliv Forest Program | JMB Podcast Episode 87

The YouTube Effect | JMB Podcast Episode 86

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Vlog

Beach Morning Photo

Making Water Safe To Drink With No Pot

This video was shot a few years ago (notice the slow introduction), and features Paul Sveum demonstrating how to sanitize water (ie. make it safe to drink) when you have no pot. You need to boil it, which is why a pot is such a valuable item to carry, but you should have a backup […] Read more

Winter Living With The Cree In Northern Quebec, March 2020

Return To Jack Mountain | JMB Vlog 119

Household Handcrafts Lesson 1 | JMB Vlog 118

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Books

The Woods Cook

Outdoor cooking with a professional guide. More info.

Bushcraft Education

Riffs and reflection on teaching and learning outdoors. More info.

First Person Ecology

Our nature study curriculum. More info.


About JMBS Media

– Ago Puteus Foris –
We’re a bushcraft, guide training and wilderness expedition school founded in 1999. We help people become more self-reliant and connected to the natural world using traditional skills and a few simple tools. This is our media hub, consisting of our blog, podcasts and videos.

JMBS Master Calendar
All scheduled programs.
· JMBS Master Calendar
 
JMBS Sites
· Field School – Professional Training, Semester & Expedition Programs. Masardis, Maine.
· Classic Wilderness Guiding – Canoe, Snowshoe & Sea Kayak Trips
· Folk School – Lodge-Based & Weekend Programs. Wolfeboro, New Hampshire
· School Of The Forest – Teen & Youth Programs
· JMB Web Portal – Guide To All Our Programs & Sites

BushcraftSchool.com
Private Community Network & Online Courses. Free to join.
· BushcraftSchool.com
 
Typos, Etc.
Anything that appears to be an error in spelling or grammar is actually the author’s clever use of the vernacular, and as such is not an error, but rather a carefully placed literary device demonstrating prodigious artistic prowess.

JMB Blog & Media Hub
Home to our blog, videos, podcast, photos and updates, going back to 2006.
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