Jack Mountain Bushcraft Media


Chickadees And Ravens; Watching The Land, And Being A Part Of It On Long Term Bushcraft Programming

We’ve been back in camp for a little over a week now for the fall semester. Since I’ve been here, and gotten settled in I’ve watched the wildlife on the property settle right in with us. Living with the land isn’t just about what we take and use from it, it’s also about getting to […] Read more

Wilderness Bushcraft Semester And Journeyman Certification Checklist

blueberry season

Bounty In The County: Foraging In Northern Maine

UMPI Partnership Finalized

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Mammal Tracking | JMB Podcast Episode 76

Tracking mammals is the topic for episode 76 of the JMB Podcast. We discuss how we approach teaching tracking, the three types of tracking (clear print, pattern, sign), the three tasks of the tracker (locate, identify, interpret), and why jumping to conclusions is bad, but jumping to exclusions is good. Also covered is why bother […] Read more

What Is Your Baseline? | JMB Podcast Episode 75

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Information Vs. Education | JMB Podcast Episode 74

Traditional Canoe Skills & Why They Matter | JMB Podcast Episode 73

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BushcraftSchool.com, Our New Online Course And Networking Platform, Is Live

The new Jack Mountain Bushcraft School online course platform and networking site is now live. Visit us at BushcraftSchool.com to meet like-minded people, learn a new skill, get a feel for how we do things or reconnect with people from your course […] Read more

River Poling At The Field School | JMBV 111

Carving Canoe Paddles With Simple Hand Tools | JMBV 110

Spring 19 Semester, Poling Canoes Day 1 | JMBV 109

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Featured Posts

We’ve put up a lot of posts over the years. These are some of our most popular.


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 Programs & Sites
· Field School – Professional Training, Semester & Expedition Programs. Masardis, Maine.
· Classic Wilderness Guiding – Canoe, Snowshoe & Sea Kayak Trips
· School Of The Forest – Teen & Youth Programs
· BushcraftSchool.com – JMBS Online Learning Academy
· Jack Mountain Outfitters – Gear For The Professional Woodsman
· JMB Web Portal – Guide To All Our Programs & Sites

JMBS Master Calendar
All scheduled programs.
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