It's been a busy early spring at the field school. The road is impassable for the last half mile, but otherwise things are in great shape. It's been a lot of work getting everything ready for the spring semester, and I'm excited to be here. I'll continue to be away from the web for the [...]
I'll be away from the web for a while as I drive across the country and look to get the field school set up with internet access. I'll post when I'm able to. Have a great spring and get out there and grab life by the throat!
I added a new look to the JMB blog that makes it easier to make changes and customize. If you don't like the new look, it won't last forever as I'll be adding to it as I learn more about the software. So far so good, but the best is yet to come.
"Toddlers ask many questions, and so do school children - until about grade three. By that time many of them have learned an unfortunate fact, that in school, it can be more important for self-protection to hide one's ignorance about a subject than to learn more about it, regardless of one's curiosity." - Jan Hunt [...]
Read a great post by Jeff Butler of Northwoods Survival on their Facebook page. What is interesting and what is essential? This is a very important questions especially for people who spend a lot of time in the bush. At NWS we look at it this way: The ability to make fire by friction = [...]
Our job as a school is not to make you a bushcraft or survival expert. It's to teach you all the things you need to know, and to provide you with the necessary experience you need as building blocks in order to become an expert. Actually doing it takes blood, sweat and tears on your [...]
Paul Sveum wrote and recorded this song a few years ago. It’s our unoffical theme song, and we’ve used it in a bunch of our videos. In addition to being a talented musician and good friend, Paul is a first-class bushcraft instructor who has spent several years working with the students at Northland College in [...]
The smooth waters of the Allagash reflecting the sky at dusk.