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45th Bushcraft Immersion Program And 20th Year Draws To A Close

There were hugs, handshakes and promises to keep in touch, but now the parking lot is empty and a group of people that came together nine weeks ago has gone their separate ways. They’re headed back to Alaska, to cycle across southern Europe, to explore West Virginia, to a winter job at a ski area […] Read More

Wilderness Bushcraft Semester Fall 2018 Final Trip

Autumn Woodsman Course November 4-10 | Cold-Weather Training With No Snow

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Survival, The Media, Sensationalism And Fake News

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Teen Wilderness Living Semester | JMB Podcast Episode 51

In episode 51 of the podcast Christopher and I recap the 2018 season with our youth program, the School Of The Forest, and talk about the Teen Wilderness Living Semester coming in 2019. As part of the discussion, we discuss the difference between wilderness living skills and actually living in the wilderness. It is something […] Read More

Eating Well On The Trail And Listener Comments | JMB Podcast Episode 50

Expedition Behavior & Leadership | JMB Podcast Episode 49

Thru-Hiking The Appalachian Trail With David Callison | JMB Podcast Episode 48

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Underwater Basket Weaving | JMBV 102

Members of the fall Wilderness Bushcraft Semester cooling off in the lake on a recent trip. Underwater basket weaving is something that people who know nothing about basketry or working with your hands often joke about, mistakenly thinking they’re being clever. The reality is that basket making is hard work, and a worthwhile craft to […] Read More

Jack Vegas Casino & Ballroom | JMBV 101

Grand Pitch, East Branch of the Penobscot | JMBV 100

Allagash Falls | JMBV 099

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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.



Web Sites
· JMB Field School – Long-Term Immersion: Semester & Expedition Programs. GI Bill & College Credit.
· Classic Wilderness Guiding – Canoe, Snowshoe & Sea Kayak Trips
· JMB Folk School – Lodge-Based Programs & Short Courses
· School Of The Forest – Teen & Youth Programs
· BushcraftSchool.com – Online & Distance Learning
· JMBS Master Calendar – All Scheduled Programs

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