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Combining Separate Outdoor Living Skills Shows Students How Much They Actually Know

We live in a world that likes to chop things up into bite-size pieces and analyze each part in order to understand the bigger picture at play. This method of engaging with learning material works well for some but has one downfall that I find pretty severe. It’s easy to get bogged down in individual […] Read more

Too Many Communication Channels To Keep Up With, Time To Simplify

Spots Filling Up For The 2021 Family Bushcraft Week

About Honesty And The Medicinal Uses Of Plants

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Wilderness Instructor Development Process | JMB Podcast Episode 98

For episode 98 of the JMB podcast, we discuss the process of developing wilderness instructors and guides. We outline the following steps to the process: Take a course and get the Journeyman certification Take a medical class, first aid or wilderness first responder Take and pass the test to become a Registered Maine Guide Go […] Read more

The Student’s Perspective | JMB Podcast Episode 97

Differentiating Professional Training Programs | JMB Podcast Episode 96

Minimalism In The Wild | JMB Podcast Episode 95

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Mini Documentary On The Friluftsliv Forest Program Students Taking Part In An Open Fire Winter Overnight

This minidocumentary walks through the 2020-2021 Friluftsliv Forest Program students’ experience as they prepare for, and participate in their “halfway point” culminating exercise. Students on the FFP take part in a winter overnight, with only a fire and shelter they’ve built to stay warm. This experience shows the students how far they’ve come over the […] Read more

Solo’s In The North Maine Woods On The Fall 2020 WBS

Group Shelter Building For The Fall 2020 Bushcraft Semester | JMB Vlog 120

Beach Morning Photo

Making Water Safe To Drink With No Pot

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Featured Posts

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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, consisting of our blog, podcasts and videos.

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· School Of The Forest – Teen & Youth Programs
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Home to our blog, videos, podcast, photos and updates, going back to 2006.
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