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Ardent Supporter Of The Old Guard

I have had the good fortune to learn from and call friend many of the titans of bushcraft and wilderness guiding. Knowing and learning from them has had a huge impact on my life and career. I won’t name names, but I don’t have to; if you’re reading this you probably already know half of […] Read More

Family Bushcraft Week Returning In 2018

Three Roots Of Knowledge: Where Information Comes From

School Of The Forest At The Libby Museum

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What Veterans Need To Know About Jack Mountain | JMBP-E023

In episode 23 of the podcast Ben Spencer and I discussed what veterans attending the Jack Mountain Bushcraft School using the GI Bill or Vocational Rehab need to know about using their benefits, how to prepare for a course, and what to expect while on a course. For our list of topics we covered the […] Read More

Professional Forager Jenna Rozelle Darcy | JMBP-E022

Shelling Acorns

Chris Knapp From Koviashuvik Local Living School | JMBP-E021

School Of The Forest Reboot | JMBP-E020

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Jack Mountain Pot System Update

Update about appropriate pot systems for the Wilderness Bushcraft Semester. We've solved the problem of lids for the 2 quart stainless pails. As a result, we recommend bringing two of these to field school programs. From the Wilderness Bushcraft Semester Gear List: • Cook pot with a bail handle Will be used for cooking food […] Read More

Poling A Canoe In Fast Water

Philosophy Of Bushcraft Video

Ten-Second Hand Drill Coal

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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 and blog.




Our Sites
· JMB Field School – Long-Term Immersion: Semester & Expedition Programs
· JMB Trips – Classic Wilderness Guiding By Canoe & Snowshoe
· JMB Folk School – Short Courses, Crafts & Lodge-Based Programs
· School Of The Forest – Teen & Youth Programs
· JM Outfitters – The World’s Smallest Outfitter
· JMB Master Calendar – Complete List Of Scheduled Programs

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Note: 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 that demonstrates his writing prowess.


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